This consultation ended 16 August 2018.

Consultation period:
24 May 2018 to 16 August 2018
Last updated:

Reviewing responses

The responses to this consultation are currently being reviewed. Details of the outcome will be published here in due course.

Original consultation

We are seeking your views on changes to the regulation of fostering services in Wales.

Consultation documents

Consultation document

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Annex A

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Statutory Guidance and Code of Practice

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Regulations

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Additional information

This consultation seeks your views on a new set of fostering regulations to replace The Fostering Services (Wales) Regulations 2003. 

The proposed regulations include:

  • requirements upon local authority fostering services 
  • requirements upon independent fostering agencies 
  • a revised process for approving  foster parents. 

We are also seeking your views on draft statutory guidance and a code of practice to accompany the regulations. 

We are holding information events: 

  • Wrexham 16 July 2018
  • Cardiff 19 July 2018

To attend contact RISCAct2016@gov.wales by Friday 6 July. 

Spaces are limited and subject to availability.