Month: July 2016

Ofsted highlights Lincolnshire as leader in vulnerable children’s services

Originally reported by Lincolnshire is leading the way in its work to make a difference to the lives of vulnerable children, according to a report by Ofsted. The Ofsted Social Care Annual Report 2016 presents a mixed picture across local authorities, referring to the most recent overall quality ratings – 21 areas are rated as ‘inadequate’ and 43 are rated as ‘requires improvement’. Lincolnshire was rated as ‘good’ overall and ‘outstanding’ for adoption performance in its latest inspection in January. The annual report looks in detail at the provision of care for some of the most vulnerable children...

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Lincolnshire County Council Leader’s Brief June 2016

Greater Lincolnshire Devolution- have your say People in Greater Lincolnshire are being asked for their views on the creation of a Mayoral Combined Authority with Directly Elected Mayor for the area. The six week consultation closes on 8 August at 5pm. Ten local authorities, from the Humber to the Wash, have joined together to ask for some powers, responsibilities and funding from Government to be devolved to Greater Lincolnshire. If all ten councils sign up to this a ‘Mayoral Combined Authority’ would be established made up of elected councillors from the ten councils and a representative from the Greater...

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