Children ‘pinballing’ around care system
THE Children’s Commissioner for England has warned that children are “pinballing” around the care system after new data showed that 71 per cent of children in care moved foster placement, school, or social worker in just one year.
The Commissioner, Anne Longfield, said last week that children in care “crave stability”, but when they were “pinged around the system, it can damage them and their future prospects”. She was speaking at the launch of a report that suggests that 50,000 ...
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