Main content

Call You and Yours: What's It Like Being A Foster Carer Today?

Consumer phone-in. Winifred Robinson asks: What's it like being a foster carer today?

Winifred Robinson hears what it's like being a foster carer today.
Yesterday a group of foster parents met at Westminster and voted to form a branch of the Independent Workers Union of Great Britain. They say they're facing cuts in their pay and there's increasing pressure for them to do more and more. They have no statutory rights-- no holiday or sick pay.
You can call 03700 100444 from 11am on Tuesday or email anytime youandyours@bbc.co.uk.

Available now

45 minutes

Broadcast

Download You & Yours

Download You & Yours

Be in the know with the latest consumer stories, news and complaints with You & Yours.

Health

Health

A selection of the best health advice and discussions from You & Yours.

Lifestyle

Lifestyle

From hanging wallpaper to takeaway apps, some of our favourite features about lifestyle.

How do I avoid being ripped off by a scam?

How do I avoid being ripped off by a scam?

Take a look at our BBC iWonder guide for useful advice on the latest frauds.