Campaigners accuse Gavin Williamson of using adoption as ‘political football’

Campaigners have accused the Education Secretary Gavin Williamson of using adoption as a “political football” after he said in a speech that local authorities “snobbery” put off potential adoptive parents...

CAFCASS reports significant increase in care applications

Cafcass received 1,499 new public law cases in September featuring 2,335 children – an increase of 7.5 per cent (104 cases) and an increase of 5.7 per cent (125 children) on the 1,395 public law cases...

‘Significant cultural change needed’ to recruit disabled foster carers

Campaigners have called for “significant cultural change” in recruiting disabled foster carers after research revealed prejudices may prevent them from taking up the role. Read the full article on...

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