Children: Social Services:Written question - 119562

(South Shields)
Asked on: 14 December 2017
Department for Education
Children: Social Services
To ask the Secretary of State for Education, what proportion of the funding allocated to the consultation on the National Assessment and Accreditation system was spent on (a) private sector consultants and (b) local authorities.
Answered by: Mr Robert Goodwill
Answered on: 20 December 2017

The government has spent £3.66 million in consulting on and preparing for the introduction of the National Assessment and Accreditation System for children and family social workers.

The government has allocated for phase 1 and phase 2 of the National Accreditation and Assessment System: £2.7 million for the preparation of local authorities and social workers; and £4.86 million for the introduction, operational delivery and evaluation of the assessment.

This total is split £2.7 million for local authorities and £8.52 million for private companies.

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