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Call for evidence

Children's Homes

The Committee invites written submissions addressing any or all of the following areas:

  • Educational outcomes for children and young people in children’s homes, including attainment and progression to education, employment and training destinations
  • The quality of, and access to, support for children and young people in children’s homes, including support for those with special education needs, and the support available at transition points
  • The use and appropriateness of unregulated provision
  • Criminalisation of children in children’s homes
  • The sufficiency of places in children’s homes, and the regional location of homes
  • The impact of the Covid-19 pandemic, including the extent to which this might increase the demand for places in children’s homes
  • The support available for kinship carers, and for children in homes to maintain relationships with their birth families

This call for written evidence has now closed.

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