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David Finch 

Leader of Essex County Council

 



Guest blog - Cllr Dick Madden

Bright Futures – getting the best for children, young people and families

I recently had the pleasure of speaking at the National Children and Adult Services conference, where I outlined work into children’s services across the country and announced the publication of a new report - Bright Futures: getting the best for children, young people and families.

Guest blog - Cllr Dick Madden

Taking a holistic approach to improving children's social care

My second speech at this year’s Local Government Association (LGA) conference gave me the opportunity to talk about the work of the LGA task and finish group around improving children’s social care. 

Guest blog - Cllr Dick Madden

'Any is too many' - addressing child poverty in Essex

This week I had the pleasure of speaking at the Local Government Association (LGA) conference in Birmingham, where I outlined plans to address child poverty across Essex.