Judge calls for more children’s home placements

By Martin Ford | 05 May 2022

A judge has called for more support from the Government to fund secure placements for vulnerable children.

Mr Justice Poole made the comments in a court of protection case in which an English council said it had to pay £60,000 a week for a ‘wholly unsuitable’ placement for a teenage girl after being rejected by hundreds of providers.

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