Sector leaders criticise government's call to prioritise adoption


Children’s services leaders have criticised the government over a call for councils to prioritise adoption, saying it does not consider other forms of care that may be more beneficial to some looked-after children.

Gavin Williamson said: "Adoption can transform the lives of children waiting in care for a permanent, loving home." Picture: Parliament UK
Gavin Williamson said: "Adoption can transform the lives of children waiting in care for a permanent, loving home." Picture: Parliament UK

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