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Towards a Stable Life and a Brighter Future Regulations and Guidance, 1/7/07 [W]


This is the final version of the Guidance and Regulations on measures to strengthen arrangements for the:

  • Placement, health, education and well-being of looked after children and young people; and
  • Responsible Commissioner for secondary health care for vulnerable children placed away from home.

The arrangements are intended to ensure that decisions are made in the best interests of the child and that placements are made close to home wherever possible. They are also intended improve the coordination between agencies and the regulations use powers, provided under the Children Act 2004, to ensure that all agencies co-operate fully in delivering their corporate parenting responsibilities.

The guidance came into force on 1 July 2007.

More information is available on the Welsh Assembly Government website.

Enquiries about this guidance should be directed to:

Donna Davies or Jacqui Moyle, Children First Team
Tel: 029 2082 6844/3101
E-mail: donna.davies@wales.gsi.gov.uk  or jacqui.moyle@wales.gsi.gov.uk