adoption

Adoption films for would-be adopters

Videos of children in care are to be made available to people approved for adoption as part of plans to speed up the process.
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Gay adoption rates rise in county

The proportion of children adopted by gay couples in Nottinghamshire has surged above the national average, new figures show.
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VIDEO: Extra support to streamline adoption

An extra £50m will be given to councils in England next year to help recruit more people to adopt.
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Extra support to streamline adoption

More information is to be made available online to speed up the process of finding new homes for children waiting for adoption
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Gay adoption ‘confusion’ for couples

A gay couple say they had to go to England to adopt because of confusion over the law in Northern Ireland.
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VIDEO: Two dads, a mum and a Facebook adoption

Three parents and a social media network
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Guide sets out adoption advantages

A guide listing the benefits and support available to would-be adopters in England is being published by the government amid concerns thousands are put off by the process.
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Adoption changes ‘a reckless gamble’

Plans to strip some English councils of their role in the adoption process would be a “reckless gamble”, the Local Government Association says.
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‘More support needed after adoption’

Adoptive parents in England should have a legal right to support, a House of Lords report argues.
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Councils could lose adoption powers

Local councils could lose their powers over adoption services if they take too long to find adoptive parents, ministers announce.
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