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Adoption Written Answer, 30/05/12 [S]

Written Answer given in response to Liz Smith's (Cons) question asking the Scottish Executive how many children have been adopted and how many children have been waiting for adoption in each year since 1999.

The Minister for Children and Young People, Aileen Campbell, replied that information on the number of adoptions is available from the National Records of Scotland. Information on the number of children who have been waiting for adoption is not collected centrally.

For the full answer to this and other questions see the Scottish Parliament Written Answer Report 30 May 2012 which is available from the Scottish Parliament website.

Further Information

Scottish Parliament Written Answer Report 30 May 2012
Vital Events Reference Tables 2010 Adoptions and re-registrations