§ Lord Alton of Liverpool
asked Her Majesty's Government:
- (a) babies were adopted in the last 12 months for which figures are available;
- (b) parents are currently known to be trying to adopt a baby in the United Kingdom. [HL1791]
§ Baroness Jay of Paddington
Three hundred and seventy-five babies under one year of age were adopted in the United Kingdom during the 12 months period 1 January-31 December 1995.
Information on the number of people who wish to adopt babies in the United Kingdom is not held centrally.