The latest national statistics on Private Fostering arrangements in England produced by the Department for Children, Schools and Families were released on 31 July 2008 according to the arrangements approved by the UK Statistics Authority.
Statistics on Private Fostering arrangements in England: Year ending 31 March 2008 and include data from England. The SFR covers figures on children cared for and accommodated in private fostering arrangements.
The latest statistics report the year ending 31 March 2008 and update those previously released on 8 November 2007.
The key points from the latest release are: