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Call to increase foster care age

Fostering and children's charities are calling on the Welsh Government to change the age people leave care from 18 to 21.

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'Increase foster care age to 21' say campaigners

Charities say some people aren't ready to leave care at 18 Credit: PA

Fostering and children's charities wants to change the age young people leave foster care.

Currently young people must leave at 18 but a campaign is calling for the Welsh Government to raise the age to 21.

The Welsh Government say a pilot scheme is already in place.

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