Have Your Say (children)

Closed 22 May 2022

Opened 30 May 2019


Listening is important. By listening to what you say we can make sure you get the help and support you need.

Why your views matter

The Pledge is a set of promises that the council has made to help you do well and succeed.  The council promises:

  • To do everything it can to make you feel cared about, valued and respected
  • To make sure you have a social worker who will spend time with you and get to know you
  • To make sure you have opportunities to achieve and succeed
  • To help you keep in touch with your family, brothers and sisters and friends
  • To fully involve you in decision making so your views are listened to and to explain if they make a decision you do not like or disagree with.

By filling in this form and telling us what you think, we can check to see how well the Pledge is working for you and other children.

What you tell us is anonymous which means your name will not be mentioned and you will not be identified from our reports.

Your feedback will be kept safe and will be shared with your social worker and Independent Reviewing Officer. It you tell us that you are unsafe or in need of help, your social worker may contact you to talk about these things.

What happens next

Thank you for sharing with us

Under the Data Protection Act we have a legal duty to protect any information we collect from you.  This information will only be used for the purposes described above and will not be kept longer than is necessary to do so, paper questionnaires up to 1 year and electronic files up to 5 years. We will not share your personal details with another agency unless we have concerns that you or another individual is at risk of harm.

This questionnaire is issued by Essex County Council, Quality Assurance and Safeguarding

You can contact us by email:  involvement@essex.gov.uk

Or Check out the Children in Care Council Website  http://cicc.essex.gov.uk/




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