And half a million are so vulnerable the state has had to step in to provide direct care.
Millions of children in England are living vulnerable or high-risk lives, a shock report reveals today.
Some 580,000 children – the equivalent to the population of Manchester – are so vulnerable the state has had to step in to provide direct care or support.
The tragic plight of children at risk is exposed in a report by the Children’s Commissioner report to measure the number of vulnerable children in the country.
For the first time the analysis by experts breaks down which groups of children are in dangerous situations and the report says the figures are “only the tip of the iceberg.”
– 670,000 children are growing up in “high risk” family situations, including…
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