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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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'Whole classroom of children will run from care tonight'

The Childrens' Society, which has released a report today into children running away from care homes, tweeted:

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