15th December 2021 – first session of the Parliamentary Inquiry.

Following years of campaigning, the Parliamentary inquiry:
The right to family life: adoption of children of unmarried women 1949 – 1976commenced on Wednesday 15th December 2021. 

Over 300 people submitted written evidence during the information gathering phase and much of the data that has been collected is still being analysed.

As we understand it, tomorrow’s session will comprise several experts giving oral evidence to the Committee.  The BBC are holding a Zoom call for some of those affected by these issues. Oral evidence was given by experts on this subject and the session was broadcast live. A recording can be viewed here: