Children in care placed outside county

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OXON: Twenty-six children have been placed in residential care outside the county, it has emerged.

Children’s Minister Tim Loughton has announced reforms to improve protection of youngsters in children’s homes, following a report revealing sex offenders were targeting children in care homes.

The council said that out of 450 children in care, 42 were in residential care, including 26 outside the county.

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