Number of UK children taken into care soars to 90 per day

A RECORD 90 children a day were taken into care last year - the biggest rise in seven years - official figures show. Town hall chiefs warned councils across England are now at “tipping point”.Figures show the total number of children in foster care or waiting for adoption reached

Minister says the elderly SHOULD sell their homes to pay for care

THE elderly should sell their homes to pay for care instead of giving them to their kids, the social care minister has suggested. Jackie Doyle-Price said taxpayers should not “prop up people to keep their property” when it could be sold to look after them.Her stance comes despite Tory