PM unveils adoption plan

David Cameron is to announce plans to radically speed up the amount of time it takes to place children with potential adopters.

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Ministers 'will legislate as soon as possible' on adoption reforms

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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