Following the announcement from the Department for Education about further investment of £10 million in Staying Put – the scheme which allows care experienced young people in England to remain living with their former foster carers after they turn 18 – Kevin Williams, chief executive of The Fostering Network, said: ‘Staying Put has the potential to change the lives of generations of young people leaving care in England for the better.

on Monday 30 September, Graham Clifford was presented with The Fostering Network in Wales’ inaugural President’s Award in recognition of his outstanding contribution to foster care.