Children first: the child protection system in England

Inquiry status: Inquiry concluded, Report (PDF) published and Responses from Government and Ofsted (PDF) received

The Education Committee published its Report on the Child Protection system in England and warned that the system is failing older children. In a report that recognises the recent positive developments in the child protection system in England, the Education Committee calls for changes to ensure that all children are treated as children and that their interests are put first.