Rugby Borough Council launched an apprenticeship programme to recruit and develop young people.
A quarter of the children that leave care go to ‘permanent’ new homes, with either adoptive parents or special guardians assuming parental responsibility.
“Councils are struggling to meet the increased demand that children’s social care now faces”
The Green Paper proposals are not sufficient on their own to bring about a renaissance in council house building.
I’ve chaired Three Rivers District Council’s Youth Council for just over a year, and it’s amazing how much you can achieve working with young people in such a short amount of time.