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Part one of Children and Social Work Bill focuses on children in care and care leavers, proposing a covenant to publish services to which care leavers will be entitled, including the right to access a personal advisor extended until 25 which will support care leavers to transition to adulthood. Clause 15 empowers local authorities to seek ‘power to innovate’ freeing up frontline services to collaborate creatively to provide more effective care to safeguard children and young people.

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