Adoption law reform aims to speed up placements
The Children and Social Work Bill, unveiled in the Queen’s Speech, aims to reduce delays in placing children with an adoptive family.
The new law will also aim to improve social care standards across England.
The Queen’s Speech also set out plans, through an Education for All Bill, to encourage – though not required – all schools in England to become academies.
The Higher Education and Research Bill, which supports the establishment of new universities, was also highlighted in Wednesday’s speech.
The policy is aimed at promoting choice and competition in England’s higher education system.
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