Are local authorities failing children in care?

Author: TACT

In a recent interview with LexisNexis UK, TACT’s Executive Director of Policy, Communications and Fundraising Gareth Crossman explores the question of whether the care system is meeting the needs of young people.

A recent report by the National Audit Office has reinforced the concern that financially stretched local authorities are making decisions about children in care based on cost and the impact of this can be damaging to the long-term welfare of children in care.

Read the full interview with Gareth Crossman