Category Archive: Adoption

Dec 10

WALES/ENGLAND – Adoptions in 2012 rise by nearly 10%

Adoptions exceed 5,000 for the first time since 2005   In 2012, the number of adoptions in England and Wales was 5,206, an increase of 9.8% since 2011 when there were 4,740 adoptions. The latest statistical release by the Office for National Statistics also shows that in that year most children adopted (63%) were aged …

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Feb 24

WALES – Wales outlines plans for adoption reform

Deputy Minister Gwenda Thomas AM The Deputy Minister for Social Services and Children has outlined plans for significant reform to adoption in Wales. March will see the launch of a public consultation on the Welsh Government’s proposed Social Services Bill. The Bill explores the remit and functions of a national service that will work with …

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Permanent link to this article: http://operationfatherhood.org/welsh-government/adoption-welsh-government/wales-wales-outlines-plans-for-adoption-reform/