Learning Disability Latest 7 January 2013

Chris Bull to lead the Learning Disabilities Improvement Programme

Chris Bull was Chief Executive of both Herefordshire Council and Herefordshire PCT between 2007 and 2012. Prior to that he was Deputy Chief Executive of Southwark Council where he had previously held the joint post of PCT Chief Executive and Strategic Director of Social Services. He is also extremely passionate about delivering the improvements set out in the Concordat.

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Probe into social care law overhaul

A joint committee of MPs and Peers has been set up to look in greater detail at the draft care and support bill. The committee is chaired by Paul Burstow, ex-care services minister, and are calling for written evidence on the draft bill from individuals and organisations with an interest in social care.