Fosterer fees key to easing carer shortage, claims think-tank

Tuesday, 24 January 2012

Synopsis

"Matthew Oakley, co-author of the report, said: 'Getting more and better quality carers into the system is essential. Improving the system now will pay huge dividends in the future. It is also essential that local authorities are held to account.'

"The Policy Exchange has also called for councils to use independent foster agencies more frequently and for the government to strip failing councils of their role as a foster care provider."

See the full article on Children & Young People Now's website