Warning children’s trust could go £26m over budget as council leader declares situation ‘wholly unacceptable'
More children coming into care, more complex cases and hiked up placement costs have caused the spend of the children’s trust to increase massively
By Sarah Ward
There are early warning signs Northamptonshire Children’s Trust could go over budget by as £26m this year - a sum which will have to be found by the two unitary councils.
The trust has told NN Journal that more children in care, more complex cases and a huge rise in prices of independent providers is behind t…