Base decisions on need, not legal status, the Care Inquiry urges

Eight leading charities are urging the Government to rethink care and the way in which the most vulnerable children and families who encounter the care system are treated in England. The call to base decisions on need and not legal status comes following an eight-month inquiry into the best way to provide permanent homes for […]

Parliamentary briefing and Guardian Q&A

The Care Inquiry has this week (Wednesday 12 December) attended the House of Lords to make presentations of academic evidence and to share the lived experiences of young people and foster carers with a group of MPs and Lords.

The Care Inquiry charities five priorities for action

The eight Care Inquiry charities have highlighted their five priorities for action - what needs to change so that the most vulnerable children have the opportunity to experience permanence and a sense of belonging and identity.

Understanding permanence – The Care Inquiry session one

Understanding permanence and what this means for children in care in England was the subject this morning at the first session of the Care Inquiry.