This page gathers together all Children England briefings on the Children and Social Work Bill so far. 

We are particularly concerned about Clauses 29 - 33 (formerly Clauses 15 - 19) as they would allow individual local authorities to operate outside vital legislation that protects children. Read Kathy Evans' article explaining more.

Children England is collaborating with other organisations to improve other parts of the Bill through the Alliance for Children in Care and Care Leavers. Read the Alliance briefing: