Independent Review Mechanism

Latest from the Independent Review Mechanism

  1. Prepare for a review panel: adopters and foster carers
  2. Prepare for a review panel: adoption agencies and fostering service providers
  3. Adoption records disclosure: apply and prepare for a review

See all latest documents

What the Independent Review Mechanism does

We provide independent panels that review suitability to adopt or foster and other decisions made by adoption and fostering providers.

IRM works with the Department for Education.

Read more about what we do

Documents

Transparency and freedom of information releases

  1. Independent Review Mechanism: annual reports
See all transparency and freedom of information releases

Contact IRM

Independent Review Mechanism

The Contract Manager
Unit 4
Pavilion Business Park
Royds Hall Road
Wortley
Leeds
LS12 6AJ
United Kingdom

Telephone

0845 450 3956 (charged at local rate) or 0113 2022080

Phone lines are open between 9.30am and 12.30pm, Monday to Friday. Where possible, consider contacting us by email.

Make an FOI request

  1. Read about the Freedom of Information (FOI) Act and how to make a request.
  2. Check our previous releases to see if we’ve already answered your question.
  3. Make a new request by contacting us using the details below.

Freedom of information (FOI) requests

The Contract Manager
Unit 4
Pavilion Business Park
Royds Hall Road
Wortley
Leeds
LS12 6AJ
United Kingdom

Corporate information

Jobs and contracts

  1. Jobs

Our Personal information charter explains how we treat your personal information.