Probe highlights systemic issues in case of seven-year-old abused by foster carer

Neil Puffett
Wednesday, January 25, 2017

An investigation into the case of a seven-year-old girl who was sexually abused by her foster carer has flagged up a number of issues with systems and procedures that need to be addressed.

IROs are responsible for making sure that local authority decisions affecting looked-after children are in their best interests. Picture: Phil Adams
IROs are responsible for making sure that local authority decisions affecting looked-after children are in their best interests. Picture: Phil Adams

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