Father walks to Westminster

Sean Felton, who runs the charity Abducted Angels, will arrive at Downing Street today, after walking from Cannock to campaign for tighter laws on passports for children.

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Father walks to Downing Street to raise awareness of child abductions by parents, full report

A father who had to fly to Thailand to rescue his son who had been taken without permission by his ex- wife is calling on the government to do more to intervene in cases of abduction.

Sean Felton from Cannock in Staffordshire believes only political pressure can achieve the vital breakthrough for parents seeking to be reunited with their children thousands of miles from home.

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Staffordshire father takes petition to Downing Street

The founder of the charity Abducted Angels arrives in Downing Street today to deliver a petition to the government after walking there from his hometown Cannock, in Staffordshire.

Sean Felton will deliver the petition, which calls on the government to do more to protect children from being snatched by a parent and taken abroad without permission.

Sean Felton, with his son Jobe, in London last year Credit: ITV News Central

Demands include tighter laws on passports for children and greater support from the government for affected families.

The father himself travelled to Bangkok last year to recover his son Jobe, who was taken by his mother.

Father walks from Cannock to Westminster

Sean Felton, who runs the charity Abducted Angels, is walking from Cannock to Downing Street to campaign for tighter laws on passports for children.

Sean Felton Credit: ITV News Central

Abducted Angels highlights concerns over children who are taken abroad by a parent without permission. Sean, originally from Cannock, recovered his own son last year after travelling out to Bangkok.

He starts his walk today towards Warwick and will arrive in Downing Street next week.

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