Ministers have said they will legislate "as soon as possible" to make fostering by potential adopters standard practice.
Education Secretary, Michael Gove, said: "The Government owes it to children to encourage more parents to consider adoption.
"In reforming the system we are determined to make sure the child's interests are paramount."
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