Children and Social Work Bill (HL Bill 69)

EXPLANATORY NOTES

Explanatory notes to the Bill, prepared by the Department for Education, are published separately as HL Bill 1—EN.

EUROPEAN CONVENTION ON HUMAN RIGHTS

Lord Nash has made the following statement under section 19(1)(a) of the Human Rights Act 1998:

In my view the provisions of the Children and Social Work Bill [HL] are compatible with the Convention rights.

Contents

  1. Part 1

    Children

    1. Chapter 1

      Looked after children

      1. Corporate parenting principles for English local authorities

        1. 1. Corporate parenting principles

      2. Care leavers in England

        1. 2. Local offer for care leavers

        2. 3. Advice and support

      3. Educational achievement in England

        1. 4. Duty of local authority in relation to previously looked after children

        2. 5. Maintained schools: staff member for previously looked after pupils

        3. 6. Academies: staff member for looked after and previously looked after pupils

        4. 7. Maintained schools: guidance for staff member for looked after pupils

      4. Care and adoption proceedings in England and Wales

        1. 8. Care orders: permanence provisions

        2. 9. Adoption: duty to have regard to relationship with adopters

    2. Chapter 2

      Other provision relating to children

      1. Combined authority functions relating to children

        1. 10. Power to secure proper performance

      2. Serious child safeguarding cases

        1. 11. Child Safeguarding Practice Review Panel

        2. 12. Functions of the Panel

        3. 13. Events to be notified to the Panel

        4. 14. Information

      3. Local arrangements for safeguarding and promoting welfare of children

        1. 15. Local arrangements for safeguarding and promoting welfare of children

        2. 16. Local child safeguarding practice reviews

        3. 17. Further provision about arrangements

        4. 18. Information

        5. 19. Funding

        6. 20. Combining safeguarding partner areas and delegating functions

        7. 21. Guidance by Secretary of State

        8. 22. Interpretation

      4. Child death reviews

        1. 23. Child death reviews

        2. 24. Information

        3. 25. Funding

        4. 26. Combining child death review partner areas and delegating functions

        5. 27. Guidance and interpretation

      5. Abolition of Local Safeguarding Children Boards etc

        1. 28. Abolition of Local Safeguarding Children Boards

      6. Children's social care: pre-employment protection of whistle-blowers

        1. 29. Pre-employment protection of whistle-blowers

  2. Part 2

    Social workers etc in England

    1. Social Work England

      1. 30. Social Work England

      2. 31. Over-arching objective

      3. 32. Advisers

    2. Regulation of social workers in England

      1. 33. Registration

      2. 34. Restrictions on practice and protected titles

      3. 35. Professional standards

      4. 36. Education and training

      5. 37. Discipline and fitness to practise

      6. 38. Offences

    3. Approval of courses in relation to mental health social work

      1. 39. Approval of courses for approved mental health professionals

      2. 40. Approval of courses for best interests assessors

    4. Fees and grants

      1. 41. Fees

      2. 42. Grants

    5. Information and co-operation

      1. 43. Information and advice

      2. 44. Duty to co-operate

    6. Oversight

      1. 45. Information for Secretary of State

      2. 46. Default powers

      3. 47. Oversight by the Professional Standards Authority for Health and Social Care

    7. Regulations under Part 2

      1. 48. Conferral of functions and sub-delegation

      2. 49. Consultation

      3. 50. Parliamentary procedure for regulations under Part 2

    8. Transfer schemes and repeal of existing powers to regulate

      1. 51. Transfer scheme

      2. 52. Repeal of existing powers to regulate social workers

    9. Interpretation

      1. 53. Interpretation of Part 2

  3. Part 3

    General

    1. 54. Power to make transitional provision

    2. 55. Power to make consequential provision

    3. 56. Regulations: general

    4. 57. Affirmative and negative resolution procedures

    5. 58. Extent

    6. 59. Commencement

    7. 60. Short title

    1. Schedule 1

      Social Work England

    2. Schedule 2

      Oversight by the Professional Standards Authority for Health
      and Social Care