Education

Part of the debate – in the House of Commons at 2:33 pm on 21st December 2010.

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Photo of Bill Esterson Bill Esterson Labour, Sefton Central 2:33 pm, 21st December 2010

I am grateful to the hon. Gentleman for giving way, and it might give him chance to catch his breath as he seems to be in a great rush. I do not wish to detract from the serious cases that he mentions, but does he recognise that in many cases in which children are adopted from care it is because of the serious problems in their families and the neglect and abuse that they have, sadly, suffered?