Care review officially launches as experts panel revealed

The long-awaiting review, which was promised in the Conservative Party’s 2019 general election manifesto, was first announced in January It was today (1 March) announced that work is “underway” as chair Josh MacAlister revealed the review’s new website and Twitter account as well as the names of 16 people successfully appointed to the experts by experience group. The appointments come after MacAlister revealed more than 1,000 people had applied to be part of the panel which will “advise [MacAlister and his team] so that [care-experienced] voices will be heard throughout the review”. The team is made up of people aged 17 and above with experience of foster care, adoption and residential care as a child or as a carer. Read more.