Following years of campaigning, the Parliamentary inquiry:The right to family life: adoption of children of unmarried women 1949 – 1976, commenced 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. … Continue reading 15th December 2021 – first session of the Parliamentary Inquiry.
Scottish Government – New Questionnaire on Historical Adoption Experiences Following months of consultation between Scottish government officials and representatives of those impacted by historical forced adoption a questionnaire has been published to the Scottish Government website. We encourage all mothers and family members to submit evidence of their experiences and/or needs either using the questionnaire or directly using the contact details. Historical adoption – gov.scot (www.gov.scot) … Continue reading A glimmer of hope…..
This programme covers the issues of forced and coerced adoptions.Interviews with birth mothers and extracts from interviews conducted by Duncan Kennedy. https://www.bbc.co.uk/sounds/play/p09zf1p4 Continue reading Allison Ferns – BBC Radio Sussex