'It is good when someone cares': Final Report: Inquiry into Safeguarding 'absent' Children

"It is good when someone cares" is the final report of the All-Party Parliamentary Group for runaway and missing children and adults' inquiry into the safeguarding of 'absent' children. The Children's Society provides the secretariat for the group along with the charity Missing People.

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All-Party Parliamentary Group on Runaway and Missing Children and Adults
Policy and lobbying
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Report from the joint inquiry into children who go missing from care

This report outlines the findings of the Inquiry, and based on the evidence received, makes a number of recommendations about hwo to significantly improve the care and support system given to vulnerable children in care to help reduce instances of children in care running away or going missing and to protect them if they do.

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January 2012
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