Once a child has left care, their characteristics, the stability of their placement and how they left it influence their chances of re-entering the system.
Children in care are criminalised too early – and don't receive the support they need.
England has far more forced adoptions than elsewhere in Europe. Is this right?
Examining the data on whether the number of children in care at some point in their childhood has gone up.
A new study has shown the impact of institutional care on the way children deal with stress can be reversed if they are fostered early.