Back to London today and after Home Office questions the main business is the Second Reading debate of the Children and Social Work Bill which has already been through the House of Lords.
The Bill has three main purposes:
- Improving decision making, and support for looked after and previously looked after children in England and Wales.
- Improving joint work at the local level to safeguard children and enabling better learning at the local and national levels to improve practice in child protection.
- Enabling the establishment of a new regulatory regime specifically for the social work profession in England.