This statistical briefing on care experienced children in Wales sets out some of the characteristics of ‘children looked after’, parental factors, social services expenditure and workforce information. It also sets out outcomes for children and young people where these are measured and published.
The Senedd’s Children Young People and Education Committee is looking at what Welsh Government is doing to deliver its Programme for Government commitment to ‘explore radical reform for care experienced children’. This paper sets out to help inform the inquiry.
Article by Helen Jones, Sian Thomas and Joe Wilkes, Senedd Research, Welsh Parliament