Children's Minister Tim Loughton
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Loughton: Poor children's homes 'need to get act together'

Reforms of the residential care system in England to protect children from sexual abuse have been announced by the government following a report into child exploitation.

Children's Minister Tim Loughton and the Deputy Children's Commissioner for England, Sue Berelowitz, discuss whether plans for better regulation of the care system will work.

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  • 04 Jul 2012
  • From the section UK