A trail-blazing authority

10th March 2000 at 00:00
STIRLING has not started from scratch and neither is the initiative finance driven, leaders insist. Indeed, 17 new social work staff were added to the children's service budget this year, at a cost of pound;400,000.

At council reorganisation four years ago, education and social work committees were replaced bya children's committee. The education department became a children's service, but without the social work dimension.

Collaboration in the early years sector demonstrated how a comprehensive service could develop across council boundaries and between agencies. The new model advances the concept.


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