Government Report: Children who go missing from care
All Party Parliamentary inquiry report into children missing from care – Government responseThis report goes right to the heart of some serious weaknesses in the current system, which leave far too many of the most vulnerable children in society exposed to harm and danger. It is completely unacceptable that existing rules are simply being ignored and that frankly, some local authorities and children’s homes are letting down children by failing to act as a proper ‘parent’. We are looking in detail at all the issues raised and will set out urgent next steps in the coming weeks.
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