Local authorities across the country are at breaking point, and now the strain is falling on children’s services as the devastating cost of austerity is beginning to take hold. These children deserve a life like the one that many of us took for granted, but yesterday’s budget offered nothing for vulnerable children and their families. In recent months, councillors from all parties have been warning about the growing crisis in support for vulnerable children. Yesterday’s Budget showed that the Government was not listening.
Read more from Andrew Gwynne MP at the Huffington Post here: http://www.huffingtonpost.co.uk/entry/unless-the-government-listens-to-councils-parents-and-politicians-more-vulnerable-children-will-go-without-care_uk_5a16c7d8e4b0d4906cad8d92