Policy paper

Care matters: transforming the lives of children and young people in care

This publication was published under the 2005 to 2010 Labour government

This document sets out proposals to improve the provision of care for children who are unable to grow up with their birth parents.

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Care matters: transforming the lives of children and young people in care

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The proposals in this document aim to transform both the way in which the care system works for children, and the quality of experience they and others on the edge of entering or leaving care, actually receive.

The government’s follow-up document Care matters: time for change is also available from this website.