Backlash over ‘crass’ rejection of care leavers from care review’s expert group

Care experienced people, sector leaders and MPs have expressed “hurt” and “disappointment” after more than 900 people were rejected from the Care Review’s Experts by Experience (EbE) group. Last month, chair of the Independent Review of Children’s Social Care in England Josh MacAlister, called on those with experience of children’s social care to apply to join a hand-picked panel “central” to shaping the review. Read more.