Adoption and Fostering

Part of Oral Answers to Questions — Scotland – in the House of Commons at 12:00 am on 24th May 1972.

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Photo of Mr Hector Monro Mr Hector Monro , Dumfriesshire 12:00 am, 24th May 1972

Matters relating to adoption and fostering are at present under review by the Departmental Committee on the Adoption of Children, which was asked particularly to consider the position of long-term foster parents. I understand that the committee hopes to report this summer, and the Government will study its recommendations with great care before considering whether any changes in existing legislation may be needed.