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Fostering the future: Recruiting and retaining more foster carers

This report, the second in a series on reforming the foster care system sponsored by the Hadley Trust, seeks to understand the reasons why carers leave the foster care system and what steps could be taken to attract more people into fostering.
Published: 29 August 2021
Author: Matthew Oakley
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Fostering the future: Helping local authorities to fulfil their legal duties

This report is the first of two papers looking at how to improve the system of foster care in England. It explores current and future challenges surrounding the provision of appropriate foster care placements that meet the needs of some of society's most vulnerable children.
Published: 25 June 2021
Author: Matthew Oakley
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Measuring and mitigating child hunger in the UK

This report provides survey data and modelled analysis of food insecurity in the UK. It follows high profile campaigns from the footballer Marcus Rashford which have expressed concern over child hunger during the coronavirus pandemic.
Published: 09 December 2020
Author(s): Aveek Bhattacharya, Jake Shepherd
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Driving change in the bus market: lessons from London

The number of people taking the bus in the UK is declining almost universally. London is no exception, though its franchise system sees significantly more bus travel per person than any other area – over 250 journeys per year.
Published: 03 December 2019
Author: Michael Waterson
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Local public services 2040

This report, supported by Zurich Municipal, sets out to understand what factors could affect the future of local public services over the next two decades and what new roles for local government could exist by 2040.
Published: 12 July 2017
Author(s): Nigel Keohane, Scott Corfe
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