MAA Update December 2022

Unfortunately we are still waiting for a Government response to the Inquiry which was completed on 15th July. However ……………. On Monday 28th November an exhibition was held for 4 days in the House of Commons https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_Hhw6NsIcB8 – Record of a visit by 4 mothers to see the Exhibition https://ukparliament.shorthandstories.com/JCHR-The-violation-of-the-family/index.html?mibextid=Zxz2cZ  Text from the Exhibition Survival Without Roots: Memoir of an Adopted Englishwoman:One: Amazon.co.uk: Anderson, Anna: 9781739888305: … Continue reading MAA Update December 2022

MAA Update November 2022

Unfortunately we are still waiting for a Government response to the Inquiry which was completed on 15th July. However ……………. 1    An exhibition about forced adoption is going to be mounted in the Houses of Parliament for a week commencing 28th November.  It will consist of eight small banners, with an intro from Harriet Harman MP and with words taken from the JCHR report, and … Continue reading MAA Update November 2022

15th July, 2022 – JCHR Report published

Following the Parliamentary Inquiry, The Joint Committee on Human Rights has published their report: The Violation of Family Life: Adoption of Children of Unmarried Women 1949–1976 – Report Summary Report by the House of Lords and House of Commons Committee report, with recommendations to government. The Government has two months to respond. Author: Joint Committee on Human Rights Related inquiry: The right to family life: adoption of … Continue reading 15th July, 2022 – JCHR Report published

Evidence Session – 25th May 2022

The final evidence session of the JCHR took place on 25th May, and was well attended by many of those whose lives have been deeply affected by these issues. Witnesses included Nadhim Zahawi, MP, who is Secretary for State, Department of Education;, Sarah Jennings, Deputy Director of Adoption, Family Justice and Care leavers, Department of Education.The session was broadcast and can be watched online via … Continue reading Evidence Session – 25th May 2022

Adoption Roundtable – 27th April 2022

The next Adoption Roundtable Event with the Joint Committee on Human Rights takes place on 27th April, 2022. Those who registered and have been invited to attend will by now have received a formal notification and details of the event. We have compiled a list of Recommendations for the JCHR. These are available in PDF format – please click here to download a copy. Continue reading Adoption Roundtable – 27th April 2022