Ex-Dragons' Den star: Foster care is 'society's band-aid'

Former Dragons' Den star Richard Farleigh told Daybreak he views foster care as "society's band-aid".

Farleigh, who was taken into foster care at an early age, said fostering "repairs cases and puts children back into society".

He said being fostered "completely changed my life":


Foster shortage 'due to myths'

Britain is facing a shortage of 9,000 foster carers this year as many people mistakenly believe they would not be allowed to foster children, a children's charity has said.