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Councils must abandon narrow-mindedness over who can adopt children – Minister

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Councils must abandon narrow-mindedness over who can adopt children – Minister

Councils must abandon narrow-mindedness over who can adopt children – Minister

Councils make it harder for families who rent – or who are not “a perfectethnic match” – to adopt, leaving children being “bounced around the system”waiting for a home, the Education Secretary has said.

Gavin Williamson isurging local authorities to abandon “narrow-mindedness” and “outdatedmessages” to encourage potential adopters who want to give a child a stablehome to come forward.


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