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Children's Homes


The inquiry will focus on children’s homes.

It will examine a number of areas including educational outcomes and destinations, the quality of support provided by children’s homes, unregulated provision, rates of criminalisation, the sufficiency of children’s home places, and the impacts of the Covid-19 pandemic.

Read the call for evidence for more detail about the inquiry

Reports, special reports and government responses

No reports or special reports published.

Oral evidence transcripts

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20 July 2021
Inquiry Children's Homes
Witnesses Anne Longfield, Former Children’s Commissioner, Lord Adonis, and Josh MacAlister, Independent Review of Children’s Social Care
Committees Education Committee
Oral Evidence
CHH0001 - Children's Homes
Witnesses YMCA England & Wales
Committees Education Committee
Written Evidence
CHH0002 - Children's Homes
Witnesses Mr Ed Nixon (Chair at Every Child Leaving Care Matters)
Committees Education Committee
Written Evidence
CHH0003 - Children's Homes
Witnesses Emeritus Professor June Thoburn (Emeritus Professor of Social Work at University of East Anglia Centre for Reserach on Children and Families)
Committees Education Committee
Written Evidence

Other publications

No other publications published.

Contact us

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  • Phone: (General Enquiries) 020 7219 2370 / For all media inquiries please contact Oliver Florence / 02072191679 and Nelson Idama / 0207 219 6585
  • Address: Education Committee, House of Commons, London, SW1A 0AA