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News and blog posts

  • A clean sweep

    As of late last week, Adoption UK has a clean sweep of ministers to work with at the Department for Education in Westminster... Read more

  • Adopted Adults Shaping Future

    The Trustees of Adoption UK have made a commitment to develop new services and a membership offer for adopted adults in their new three year strategy. Our Director of AUK Cymru looks at what this means. Read more

  • Countdown to conference

    Alison Woodhead, our Director of Public Affairs and Comms, explains why she is looking forward to our AUK conference 2021. Read more

  • Why do I find writing letters to birth family so hard?

    As the yearly letterbox contact comes around, one parent writes openly about how they try and get the balance right. Read more

  • Confiscation: the unintended consequences for care-experienced children

    Children who have been in care, who have been fostered or adopted, have lost so much. It is no surprise that they are reluctant to lose anything else. Read more

  • New report calls for major shift in adoption system

    A cross-party group of MPs and Peers has today published a new report calling for a significant shift in thinking about the adoption system in order to provide better support for some of England’s most vulnerable children. Read more