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Josh McCallister Report – Independent Care Review Summary

Independent Care Review Completed January 2021-May 2022, chaired by Josh McAlister, former teacher and founder of Front Line. Review's ‘wide ranging and ambitious scope’ drew on previous reviews such as Munro Review of Child Protection (May 2011) as well as the Competition & Markets Authority Children's Social Care Report   (March 2022). Prioritised hearing the voices of children, young people, parents and carers who had received help or support from a social worker or who were in care and those with care experience.

Decision type: Non-key

Decision status: For Determination

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Department: Services to People

Contact: Rebecca Key, Service Manager, Heatons & Tame Valley locality, Stockport Family Email:

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  • Josh McCallister Report – Independent Care Review Summary