Children’s Commissioner’s report on children being placed in unregulated accommodation published 10 September 2020
In her report today, Ann Longfield, the Children’s Commissioner for England calls for a ban on the use of unregulated accommodation for children in care. She says:
At the moment, some of the country’s most vulnerable teenagers are being housed in accommodation that is barely fit for human habitation, without the protection, care and support they need to lead full and happy lives. This situation has not come out of nowhere – it is the result of a lack of strategic planning and investment in many areas of the care system over many years. Changing it will require an entire overhaul of that system.
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10 September 2020