Community Care has reported on Laing Buisson’s analysis of the children’s sector as an appealing market for private companies to target. Consultancy Laing Buisson has published a report identifying the increasing demand, few providers and shrinking local authority budgets as creating opportunities for corporate providers. Comments on the article from Kathy Evans, Ray Jones and June Thoburn, amongst others, highlight the problems with outsourcing children’s social care to private providers.

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