Should foster carers be treated like other workers?
Currently, foster carers in the UK are paid by councils or charities, but they don’t receive sick pay, holiday pay or the same rights as other workers. Now one foster parent, Sarah Anderson, is arguing her work should have the same kind of benefits as many other jobs. Sarah Jane Linton, who has three foster children…
Foster care row: High Court judgement published due to media reports
A new development tonight in the case of little girl whose foster care arrangements have made headlines for days: A family court judge has just taken the highly unusual step of publishing her judgement because of concerns about the way the media has reported the case.