A child walks past closed shops in Margate
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Children failed by UK care system

Figures seen by the BBC's Newsnight programme show the high number of children who go missing from care homes.

Campaigners fear that contracting out care services have led to a drop in standards and the siting of homes in inappropriate parts of the country.

Tim Whewell reports.

  • 14 Jun 2012