Care applications hit record high

Neil Puffett
Thursday, March 10, 2016

The number of applications for children to be taken into the care system in England has hit an all-time high.

Two councils that were granted dispensation from statutory timescales for completing child protection assessments were later found to have left children at risk. Picture: Morguefile
Two councils that were granted dispensation from statutory timescales for completing child protection assessments were later found to have left children at risk. Picture: Morguefile

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