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The group provided advice to the Minister for Children and Social Care on the effectiveness of statutory advocacy services.


What we do

This included: 

  • contributing to the development of the national approach to advocacy for looked after children and young people
  • reviewing the effectiveness of the national approach to statutory advocacy 
  • identifying which advocacy services work well
  • identifying the barriers that prevent children and young people accessing services
  • considering regional performance information on advocacy

The work of the T&FG concluded in June 2021.

A National Advocacy Provision Forum has been set up to carry on the work.