A year ago, in its Conservative election manifesto, the government made a commitment to review the social care system for children. For children having to grow up within this system, and for the adults around them, this news has brought a glimmer of hope. It was finally some acknowledgement of what children have been shouting from the rooftops for years – that good care and support is not guaranteed, and far too many feel frustrated and failed by structures and decisions meant to be helping them and keeping them safe.
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If children led the care review, what would they change?