Welsh Government launch consultation on the regulation of Advocacy Services

The Welsh Government have launched their consultation which seeks views on new regulations which place requirements on service providers and responsible individuals of certain advocacy services in Wales.

These are advocacy services arranged by local authorities under their duty to assist children, looked after children and certain types of care leavers in making representation about their needs for care and support.

Welsh Government are also seeking views on draft statutory guidance to accompany the regulations.

For more information, to find out about information events and to respond to the consultation, please see https://beta.gov.wales/advocacy-services-regulations

The consultation closes on 16th August 2018