National unit for secure children's home placements to be created

Neil Puffett
Monday, April 4, 2016

A local authority is to be handed national responsibility for co-ordinating placements of children in secure homes, children's minister Edward Timpson has said.

Children's minister Edward Timpson said the new unit will provide data on demand for secure children's homes. Picture: Alex Deverill
Children's minister Edward Timpson said the new unit will provide data on demand for secure children's homes. Picture: Alex Deverill

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