Children’s social care referrals fall almost a fifth during lockdown

Cllr Judith Blake

The number of children referred to social care services fell by almost a fifth during the height of the Covid-19 lockdown between April and June, Local Government Association (LGA) data has revealed. Children’s social care teams in England received 41,190 referrals during the three months – 18% lower than the same period over each of…

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