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Formal meeting (oral evidence session): Children and Families Act 2014

Children and Families Act 2014 Committee
Children and Families Act 2014

Monday 28 March 2022

Start times: 3.00pm (private) 3.15pm (public)


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Lords to hear from voluntary adoption agencies in the adoption system

The Committee hears from voluntary and regional adoption agency representatives about some of the most critical issues in the adoption system and the impact of the reforms introduced by the Act.

Meeting details

At 3.15pm: Oral evidence
Inquiry Children and Families Act 2014
Director at Adoption Plus
Chief Executive at Parents and Children Together
Assistant Service Director at Parents and Children Together
At 4.15pm: Oral evidence
Inquiry Children and Families Act 2014
National Strategic Lead at Regional Adoption Agencies
Chief Executive at Coram
Legal Lead at CoramBAAF

Likely question topics include: 

  • Challenges facing the adoption system.
  • The fall in adoption numbers
  • The impact of regional adoption agencies  
  • The impact of the suspension of the Adoption and Children Act register on the matching process 
  • Racial and ethnic disparities in the adoption system 
  • Post-adoption support for families

Further Information

Location

Room 4, Palace of Westminster

How to attend