MICHAEL GOVE’s drive to increase adoption levels risks becoming a “distraction” from efforts to help the majority of children needing homes, an eight-month inquiry into the care system has concluded.
Adoption drive could ‘distract’ from helping needy children, care inquiry finds Photo: ALAMY
By John Bingham, Social Affairs Editor10:15AM BST 01 May 2013
The inquiry by eight charities concluded that the current system is failing thousands of children, shifting them from placement to placement, severing family ties and friendships rather than encouraging stable relationships. (more…)