PM sets out Adoption Reforms

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There are about 3,660 children under 1 in the care system. While some will be returned home to live with their birth parents or with relatives, a significant proportion are adopted. But it takes an average of two years and three months for an adoption to go through for children in this age group. During

Accelerate adoptions or lose control, council told

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Times Newspaper, 11/5/12 Councils have been told to sort out adoption services in weeks or be stripped of responsibility for running them. The warning comes after the first detailed adoption scorecards have revealed that half of local authorities in England are not meeting statutory targets on how long it should take for a child to