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Couples encouraged to use online adoption map

Would-be adopters are to be able to use an interactive online map to check which councils can best help them to find a child, rather than be limited to their local council.

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Govt pledges 'extra £50m' to improve adoption process

The Government has pledged an extra £50 million to help improve adoption services, the children's minister has announced.

Our new adoption leadership board will play an important role ensuring local authorities and adoption agencies stay on track and recruit more adopters - and a further £50 million for councils in 2014 will help them put the building blocks in place to implement our reforms.

– Children and Families Minister Edward Timpson

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