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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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Ofsted welcomes children in care inquiry

Deputy Chief Inspector of Ofsted, John Goldup, has told ITV News Ofsted is not a 'tick-box' organisation, stating its inspections are focused on the quality of the care provided for children.

He also welcomes Ministers calls for an inquiry into the care system, describing their report as "thoughtful and helpful".

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