Saturday, 2 July 2011

Will Munro's recommendations be implemented?

Community Care reports that Eileen Munro has told MPs that the government may lack the courage to implement her report, because government is the entity that created the prescriptive system in the first place.

My own thought is that it must be very difficult for all those civil servants, who for years have overseen the child protection system by producing mountains of regulation and guidance, to suddenly realise that less is better, more is worse. I can imagine the culture shock.

You can watch Eileen Munro’s evidence to the Education Committee on