Twenty children in care reported missing every day

Kezia Dugdale

Twenty children growing up in care are reported missing every day in Scotland, figures have revealed. Data released under the Freedom of Information Act showed that 7,598 missing persons investigations involving looked-after and accommodated children and young people were recorded in 2017/18 (2016/17: 7,243) – a 5% increase. Nearly 85% of investigations – 6,441 –…

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