Victims of historic forced adoption deserve apology, ministers told

Ministers should officially apologise to tens of thousands of unmarried mothers in England and Wales who had their babies taken for adoptionthrough a “brutal and cruel” process, MPs and peers have said. Read...

Third of under 18’s moved to independent settings within week of entering care, figures show

The statistics show that 32 per cent of all older teenagers in care live in independent or semi-independent accommodation which does not provide care. Of these 5,890 16- and 17-year-olds, 37 per cent moved...

Ban use of Social Work agencies to prevent ‘profiteering’, ADCS president urges

The president of the Association of Directors of Children’s Services (ADCS) has called on government to “regulate or preferably ban” social work agencies in a bid to “save millions from the public purse...

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