The Scottish Government has published Children’s Social Work Statistics Scotland: 2021 to 2022, including data on children on the child protection register, as well as children and young people looked after, in continuing care, eligible for aftercare, and in secure care accommodation.
Just 10% of children on fostering waiting list in Scotland found families in last year
Barnardo’s has reported that just 40 of the 400 children referred to its fostering service in Glasgow and Edinburgh have been placed with families in the last year. In 2020-21 the number on the waiting list for foster care was 461, but in 2021-22 this rose to 691. The number of foster carers registered with […]