In October 2015 the then Prime Minister, David Cameron, announced to the House of Commons that he and the Secretary of State for Education had commissioned the former Chief Executive of Barnardo’s, Sir Martin Narey to conduct an independent review of children’s residential care. The purpose of the review being to ensure every possible step could be taken to ensure looked-after children get the best start in life.

This week saw the publication of Sir Martin’s review, which you can read in full here. Having digested the report, we have picked out three key points which are particularly important to us in our work with young people leaving care.  Continue reading “In the news: our reaction to Sir Martin Narey’s report into children’s residential care” »