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Morgan criticised for foster care ‘slur'

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  • Friday, January 15, 2016
Education Secretary Nicky Morgan has been criticised for denigrating foster care with comments she made as the government launched a bid to reverse a sharp drop in adoptions.

DfE tightens up special guardianship rules

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  • Thursday, December 17, 2015
The Department for Education (DfE) is to take action after finding a "significant minority" of children are being placed at risk through inappropriate special guardianship orders (SGOs).

Care applications continue to soar

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  • Wednesday, August 12, 2015
Numbers of court applications being made for children to be taken into care are continuing to soar, with latest figures showing a 14 per cent increase compared with last year.