Mental health and well-being of looked-after children Contents


The following witnesses gave evidence. Transcripts can be viewed on the inquiry page of the Committee’s website.

Wednesday 16 December 2015 Question number

Sarah Brennan, Chief Executive, Young Minds, David Graham, National Director, the Care Leavers’ Association, Lisa Harker, Director of Strategy, Policy and Evidence, NSPCC, and Kevin Williams, Chief Executive, the Fostering Network


Tony Clifford, Head of Virtual School for Children in Care, City of Stoke-on-Trent, Carol Jones, Specialist for Leadership and Teacher Professionalism, Association of School and College Leaders, and Natasha Devon, founder, Self-Esteem Team


Wednesday 13 January 2016

Professor Peter Fonagy, National Clinical Adviser on Children and Young People’s Mental Health, NHS England, Claire Bethel, Deputy Director, Department of Health, Dr Ananta Dave, Consultant Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist Dudley and Walsall Mental Health Partnership NHS Trust, and Matthew Brazier, National Lead for Looked-After Children, Ofsted


Barbara Herts, Director for Integrated Commissioning and Vulnerable People, Essex County Council, Wendy Lobatto, Service Manager, First Step, Tavistock and Portman NHS Foundation Trust, and Alison O’Sullivan, President, Association of Directors of Children’s Services


Wednesday 3 February 2016

Christine Malone, foster carer, Teresa Latham, foster carer, and Shankly Monksfield, looked-after young person


Rt Hon Alistair Burt MP, Minister for Community and Social Care, Department of Health, and Edward Timpson MP, Minister for Children and Families, Department for Education


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Prepared 27 April 2016