Martin Narey

Speed-Dating for Toddlers: A Solution to Britain's Adoption Crisis?

Ben Acheson | Posted 21.05.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Ben Acheson

In an ideal world, nobody would need to be adopted, but this is not an ideal world. Adoption parties cannot prevent a child being taken into care, but they can help take them out of care. They give 'hard-to-place' children a greater chance of placement. They tackle some endemic problems in the adoption process.

Should Siblings be Split Up if it Speeds Adoption?

Carol Long | Posted 19.09.2012 | UK
Carol Long

Writing in The Times today Martin Narey, the ministerial adviser on adoption, continues his important campaign to increase the number of adoptions and ensure children are placed with adoptive parents as quickly as possible.

Former Barnado's Chief: Asian Men 'Over-Represented' In Some Abuse Cases

Huffington Post UK | Michael Rundle | Posted 09.07.2012 | UK

The former head of Barnardo's has called for an investigation into the apparent "over-representation" of Asian men in grooming and sexual abuse cases....

Aiming For A Permenant Increase: Government Review Adoption Legislation

Huffington Post UK | Posted 22.12.2011 | UK Politics

The government is planning to revamp the adoption system amid concerns the current system is like the “Spanish Inquisition”. Children's ministe...

Why we need a National Adoption Agency

Ellee Seymour | Posted 03.12.2011 | UK Politics
Ellee Seymour

It's tragic that only 60 babies were adopted in England in the last year. Surely there should have been a zero on the end of that figure.

Bureaucracy 'Thwarting Adoptions'

Posted 29.10.2011 | UK Politics

PRESS ASSOCIATION -- Britain has a system that is better at thwarting adoption than achieving it, and that has to change, according to a ministerial a...