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Children ‘pinballing’ around care system

Tim Wyatt

by Tim Wyatt

Posted: 21 Apr 2017 @ 12:03

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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