Cost of raising residential care leaving age 'could exceed £500m'

Neil Puffett
Thursday, January 28, 2016

The cost of raising the age that children can remain in children's homes from 18 to 21 could exceed £500m, the man leading a government review of residential care has said.

Sir Martin Narey told MPs he is looking for "pragmatic and affordable" ways of improving the residential care system. Picture: DfE
Sir Martin Narey told MPs he is looking for "pragmatic and affordable" ways of improving the residential care system. Picture: DfE

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