Children needing foster care ‘to rise by 33%’ leaving councils struggling to cope
The i says the number of children needing foster care in England could rise by around a third within the next decade, but many councils are unprepared, research warns.
The Social Market Foundation (SMF) forecasts that almost 77,000 children could be in foster care by 2030 based on current growth – up 33 per cent compared to current numbers.
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