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'Scandal' over children's care

MPs are calling for an investigation into children's homes which, they say, are failing to manage and protect youngsters who run away or go missing. Ann Coffey MP, chairwoman of the parliamentary inquiry, branded the situation a "scandal".

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  1. Penny Marshall

'Number of inadequate children's homes likely to rise'

ITV News has learned that the number of children's homes in England that are Officially classified as "inadequate" - is likely to rise "very significantly."

The findings, from the Schools inspectorate OFSTED, came as the Government pledged to act on recommendations in an MPs report into children's homes in England

I spoke to Luke Rodgers who experienced being on the run after escaping from a children's home.

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