Policy paper

Adoption: a vision for change

How the government plans to address challenges in the adoption system over the next 4 years.

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Adoption: a vision for change

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This paper sets out:

  • progress since 2010
  • current challenges
  • our vision for the adoption system in 2020 and how we’ll achieve it

The letter from Edward Timpson also gives some background on how the government plans to improve adoption support.

Published 27 March 2016
Last updated 19 December 2016 + show all updates
  1. Added a letter from Edward Timpson explaining how the government plans to improve adoption support.
  2. Updated foreword with amended timescales for the percentage of children with an adoption order returning to care and the percentage of children on a residence order returning to care.
  3. First published.