Follow-up to Children, Young People and Education Committee's Inquiry into Adoption Services in Wales

Response to the consultation

Evidence submitted in response to this Consultation

Purpose of the consultation

The Children, Young People and Education Committee is seeking views on the progress made since it published the Adoption report in November 2012.

The Committee would like to invite you to submit written evidence to assist with its consultation. In particular we would like you to provide information on:

  • The Welsh Government’s progress in respect of the 16 recommendations and the 25 ‘detailed actions’ set out on pages 5-11 of the Committee's report (PDF 1.12MB);
  • The recruitment, assessment and preparation of adopter parents;
  • The matching process and support for the transition;
  • Information and support for children and young people including access to quality life-story work; and
  • Post-adoption support for children, young people and families (including from social services, education, health and mental health services).


How to respond: Please use this consultation form.

Deadline for responses: Friday 20 November 2015.


Oral evidence sessions will be held in early 2016.


Bilingual Policy

The Committee welcomes contributions in English or Welsh, and we ask organisations with Welsh Language policies/schemes to provide bilingual responses, where applicable, in line with their public information policies.  We will consider responses to the inquiry and hold oral evidence sessions during the autumn term.


Disclosure of Information

You can find further details about how we will use your information at Please ensure that you have considered these details carefully before submitting information to the Committee.

Supporting documents

Contact details

Should you wish to speak to someone regarding this consultation, please use the below contact details:

Children, Young People and Education Committee - Fourth Assembly
National Assembly for Wales
Pierhead Street
CF99 1NA

Email: Contact@Assembly.Wales
Telephone: 0300 200 6565



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