Department for Education written question – answered at on 2 November 2017.

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Photo of Tim Loughton Tim Loughton Conservative, East Worthing and Shoreham

To ask the Secretary of State for Education, how many children have been placed for adoption in each of the last 10 years.

Photo of Robert Goodwill Robert Goodwill Minister of State (Education)

The number of children who were placed for adoption on 31 March in each of the last 10 years is shown in the table which can be accessed from the link below.

Figures are published in table A2 of the statistical release Children looked after in England including adoption: 2016 to 2017 at

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