I’m so proud of Leo and Shelby, two care leavers from Plymouth, who joined me again in Parliament this week to make their case for a better deal for care leavers with senior MPs and Lords.
I’ve been campaigning with Leo, Shelby and other young people in Plymouth for the government to introduce a rent guarantor scheme for care leavers to help them find their feet in the private rental sector after leaving care.
On Monday I also asked the Housing Minister to back our campaign. You can see my question – and the positive response from the Minister here:
Plymouth City Council are doing a good job with care leavers in our city, but they need a better deal from Government. You can read about my campaign for care leavers in my latest column in the Herald by clicking here.