Northamptonshire’s child protection services are inadequate, according to Ofsted

Council accepts the criticisms unreservedly

Ofsted's inspection of the child protection services in Northamptonshire has determined that the overall effectiveness of the arrangements to protect children is inadequate.

Read the full article on the Family Law Week website.


It is vital that all frontline professionals working with vulnerable children and families have easy access to good quality, reliable legal information and advice. The Child Protection Project's remit extends to looked after children and this is an exciting new resource for independent reviewing officers.

Amanda Checkley Chair, London IRO Practitioners' Group

How we can help

The CCLC’s Child Protection Project (CPP) aims to provide FREE information and legal advice to frontline practitioners on their legal obligations towards children in terms of child protection and safeguarding.