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Number Of Children In Secure Homes Drops

Department For Education numbers reveal drop in number of children accommodated in secure children's homes.

New figures published by the Department For Education has revealed that the number of of children accommodation secure children's homes has dropped by 16%. 

On March 31st 2018, 204 children were accommodated in comparison to 172 on March 31st 2019. Meanwhile, the number of places approved for use was up slightly.

More figures can be found in the full report and reports from previous years can be found in the Department For Education's archives.