Children's social care providers: fees and frequency of inspections regulations

Closed 18 Feb 2019

Opened 7 Jan 2019


The aim of this consultation is to seek views of key stakeholders on proposed changes to the Her Majesty’s Chief Inspector of Education, Children’s Services and Skills (Fees and Frequency of Inspections) (Children’s Homes etc.) Regulations 2015.

The proposed changes are:

  • A 10% increase on current fees, for those settings where fees are not already at full cost recovery.

The consultation will run for 6 weeks.

What happens next

The results of the consultation and the Department's response will be published on GOV.UK in Spring 2019.


  • Local authorities
  • Team managers
  • Service managers


  • Adoption
  • Fostering
  • Accommodation (Looked after children)