Govt publishes adoption map

A map showing the parts of England where most children are in need of parents has been published by the government as part of a drive to cut adoption waits.

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Adoption map published to avoid long waits for parents

The adoption map will be issued as part of a drive to cut adoption waits Credit: Dominic Lipinski/PA Archive

The Government is publishing a map showing parts of England where children are most in need of parents.

The adoption map will be issued as part of a drive to cut adoption waits.

It comes after concerns by educational officials that prospective parents are often not being pointed to high-need areas if their own has few youngsters on its list.

Today a Government-funded hotline is will also be launched, offering advice from existing adopters on negotiating the process.

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