Dozens of Wales’ looked-after children in care outside country (BBC News)

More than 130 looked-after children from Wales are currently in care placements outside the country, according to the BBC.

BBC Wales asked all 22 local authorities in Wales how many children and young people they currently have placed in foster care outside the country.

Eighteen councils provided figures, showing at least 131 have been placed outside Wales – either with a foster carer, a relative or friend, or in a home.

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Published in Fostering focus News & media round-up on May 23, 2017