Updating Guidance on Adoption

BBC News November 2nd 2010

'No reason' to block mixed-race adoptions in England

The government is updating guidance on adoption in England to stress that consideration of a child's race should not be a barrier to finding a home.

Social workers have long been urged to seek child-parent racial matches.

But Children's Minister Tim Loughton said there was no reason to stop white couples adopting black or Asian babies.

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