5th February 2014 Letter from Edward Timpson MP to all foster carers in England
Edward Timpson, Minister for Children and Families has today written to all foster carers in England to advise them about the government reforms that are planned to help make it easier to work as a foster carer. These reforms include:
*New legal duty on local authorities to provide staying put arrangements;
*Pupil premium for children in care;
*Requirements on local authorities to improve the way that day-to-day authority for decision making is delegated to foster carers.