Explanatory Memorandum

Children’s Services Co-operation Act (Northern Ireland) 2015

2015 CHAPTER 10

09 December 2015


10.The Member carried out a twelve-week consultation on the policies behind the Act in Spring 2012. The consultation document was sent to approximately 200 organisations and all Assembly Members and Northern Ireland Members of Parliament. A total of 26 responses were received. Every respondent supported the principles of the Act and the introduction of a statutory duty to co-operate on children’s services.

11.Of those respondents who directly answered the relevant questions: