Children in care should receive more boarding places, says Education Minister

United Kingdom Prime Minister Therese May holds a Cabinet reshuffle on Monday 8 January 2018 and makes new Ministerial Appointments.

The Education Minister Nadhim Zahawi has said private schools should offer more boarding places to looked-after children to improve outcomes for them and to help independent facilities become more ‘embedded’ in the education system. His comments on BBC2’s Newsnight on Wednesday follow a report in June by the government-backed Boarding Schools Partnership (BSP), which said…

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