North Oxfordshire’s MP, Victoria Prentis, visited local charity Adoption UK yesterday to meet the organisation’s new chief executive, Dr Sue Armstrong Brown.
An expert group of care specialists, including Fiona Aitken, Adoption UK’s Director in Scotland, has been established by the Scottish Government to review foster, kinship and adoption allowances, north of the border.
A new school guide created by Adoption UK Cymru for adoptive parents in Wales has been launched.
Adoption UK is delighted to announce that Olympian Jamie Baulch has agreed to become an ambassador for the charity.
Adoption UK welcomes the news that children are spending less time in care before being adopted, as revealed in official figures from the Department for Education.
Adoption UK is full of admiration for all adopted children receiving their GCSE results, no matter what grades they achieve, because completing school after experiencing trauma requires a great deal of additional effort.
Adoptive parents have a last chance to provide a snap-shot of what it is like to adopt in modern-day Britain.
Adoption UK secured an exclusive interview with the newly appointed Minister for Children and Families, Robert Goodwill MP, and posed some searching questions on what he hopes to achieve during his time in office.
Adoption UK is alarmed that growing demand for children’s social care services led to three-quarters of councils in England overspending their children’s service budgets by a combined total of more than half-a-billion-pounds, a Local Government Association (LGA) report has found.
Adoption UK is delighted to announce that all three of our celebrity ambassadors will be attending our annual conference in November.