News from CoramBAAF

The following may be of interest:

  • Foster Children in England to be Entitled to 30 Hours Free Childcare – Children and Families Minister, Robert Goodwill, has announced that the offer of 30 hours of free childcare will be extended to foster carers, where it is right for the child to do so. An article on this can be found here: Guardian website.
  • Sir Martin Narey’s Fostering Stocktake Report has been delivered to Government and will be made publicly available in the New Year.
  • Kinship Carers Need More Support – An article by journalist Louise Tickle argues that kinship carers need to be offered financial and practical support so that more children are able to remain within their birth families. The full article is available on the Guardian website.