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Notifications of enforcement action against children’s social care providers

Monday, 16 May 2011

Section 30A of the Care Standards Act 2000 (as inserted by s29 of the Children and Young Persons Act 2008) is due to commence on 1 April 2011. This section requires Ofsted to send a notification to every local authority in England and Wales when they take certain enforcement action against a children’s social care provision. This includes action taken against a children’s home, voluntary adoption agency, adoption support agency, independent fostering agency or a residential family centre.