Children in Care (Support)

Part of the debate – in the Scottish Parliament at on 27 October 2016.

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Photo of Nicola Sturgeon Nicola Sturgeon Scottish National Party

On 15 October, I announced an independent root-and-branch review of the care system. The review, which will be the first of its kind anywhere in the world, will be taken forward in partnership with young people who have experience of care. It will look at the legislation, the practice, the ethos and the culture of the system. It is vital that we listen to young people’s experience of being looked after. I am absolutely committed to using what they tell us to help to change the care system, to put love at its heart, and to make their lives better.