A quarter of children up for adoption in Scotland at the end of 2017 had to wait more than a year to be placed with families, according to the Care Inspectorate.
The fourth emergency service: MP Chris Law hails foster families as he reveals he spent years of childhood in care
HE once called it his dirty little secret, a stain of shame.
EVEN when children arrived on their doorstep unexpectedly on Christmas morning super foster parents George and Jos Hindle always made sure Santa paid a visit.
AS a child Laura Beveridge lived under the shadow of abuse.