UK Family Law Reform

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Record one in seven couples approved are now same-sex 23rd November 2017

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-5109773/Record-one-seven-couples-approved-sex.html

Report says 20% of siblings taken into care are split up 21st November 2017

https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/amp/uk-scotland-42066384

Trafficking Children In Care 20th November 2017

https://researchingreform.net/2017/11/20/trafficking-children-in-care-question-it/

Angus Young: How did kids in care become a commodity? 10th November 2017

http://www.hulldailymail.co.uk/news/news-opinion/how-kids-care-become-commodity-745466

The children in care left without schools 23rd October 2017

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/education-41664460?SThisFB

Councils liable for abuse suffered by foster children after landmark Supreme Court decision 18th October 2017

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/2017/10/18/councils-liable-abuse-suffered-foster-children-landmark-supreme/

Man from Grays, who is campaigning to reform social services, becomes a hit on social media 18th October 2017

http://www.thurrockgazette.co.uk/news/15602412.One_man_campaigner_with_a_megaphone_becomes_a_hit_on_social_media/

Minister for Children signs changes to adoption law 17th October 2017

http://www.irishexaminer.com/breakingnews/ireland/minister-for-children-signs-changes-to-adoption-law-810242.html?utm_source=androidapp&utm_medium=share&utm_campaign=sharebutton

'Dementia tax' is back on the agenda after social care minister says homes should be used to pay for care 13th October 2017

http://voxpoliticalonline.com/2017/10/13/dementia-tax-is-back-on-the-agenda-after-social-care-minister-says-homes-should-be-used-to-pay-for-care/

Child trafficking victims vanish from council care and into the hands of criminals 13th October 2017

https://www.thetimes.co.uk/article/child-trafficking-victims-vanish-from-council-care-and-into-the-hands-of-criminals-baroness-butler-sloss-rochdale-gctdcqgg6

Ninety children taken into care each day 12th October 2017

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/education-41581805

Austerity policy blamed for record numbers of children taken into care 11th October 2017

https://www.theguardian.com/society/2017/oct/11/austerity-policy-blamed-record-numbers-children-taken-into-care?CMP=share_btn_tw

The Richie Allen Show: The Scandalous UK Foster Care Industry & The Ridiculous Dove Race Row. 10th October 2017

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=t9oftDnp1rY

Britain is too selfish to care for its elderly 5th October 2017

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-4953652/Britain-selfish-care-elderly-says-minister.html

Study reveals link between childhood in care and mums who have babies removed 3rd October 2017

http://www.lancaster.ac.uk/sociology/news-and-events/news/2017/study-reveals-link-between-childhood-in-care-and-mums-who-have-babies-removed/

'Quarter of adopted families' in crisis 26th September 2017

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-41379424

Hundreds face uncertainty as care home operator collapses 22nd September 2017

http://www.examiner.co.uk/news/west-yorkshire-news/more-200-families-face-uncertainty-13662551

CQC probes four serious care failures EVERY DAY 21st September 2017

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-4904598/CQC-probes-four-care-failures-DAY.html

There is no fixed number of times that a child must go missing before a carer is deemed unsuitable to foster children 1st February 2016

"This is Big Brother!" Blair Grilled on Forced Adoptions (BBC News) 10th August 2014

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0O-PzsMkPgc&t=49s

Parents who emotionally abuse their children could face 10 years in jail 30th March 2014

MEPs must investigate this child-snatching scandal 22nd March 2014

Secret adoption register opened to would-be parents 1st March 2014

Children go missing from county's care 26th January 2014

UK courts must not decide the fate of foreign children, says top judge 15th January 2014

Legal aid lawyer, secret court and social workers ‘colluded’ to adopt boys 10th November 2013

Thousands of children in care go missing every year 24th April 2013

Care application levels continue rising in January 11th February 2013

New Ofsted report highlights failings in data for missing children 11th February 2013

Social workers no longer obliged to promote contact with birth parents 8th February 2013

Why mum is better than Big Mother 20th November 2012

27% of the prison population, and half of all prisoners under 25, were in care. 22nd October 2012

https://fullfact.org/crime/were-quarter-prisoners-care-children/

Death rate in care 11.9 times the parental care rate 20th November 2008

Council burden of child asylum 13th November 2007

Kids Are Better Off In Troubled Homes Than In Foster Care 6th July 2007

Councils making millions in incentives after snatching record numbers of babies for adoption 2nd July 2007

Forced adoption should be the last option given the poor outcomes & cost.

http://www.ukfamilylawreform.co.uk/care.htm