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14 04 07 CM JornalWHAT HAPPENS to Children in England? is an extensive article in a national newspaper about the Pedro family published on 07 April 2014.

It is based on interviewing veteran advisor Ian Josephs who has been helping families since 1961 and is publishing Forced Adoption.

It also quotes John Hemming, the only MP who advances the cause in Parliament. As Chairman of Justice for Families, he has over 2,000 cases on file.

In Parliament, he has tabled a number of Early Day Motions (EDMs) to gather support from other MPs. He has also tabled the Families and Justice Bill which did not pass Parliamentary procedures to get Royal Assent. Here are his EDMs in this Parliamentary period:

Regarding the Pedros’ issues of forced adoption of foreign nationals:

Wider issues regarding the secrecy of family courts

On related issues:

Do we have more chances with MEPs and local councillors who will be elected on 22 May 2014?

The article ends quoting me regarding perfidious Albion

Other extensive articles have been published by Ana Cordeiro in Publico – translated by Google:

Please also note that this study of Freedom of Information Requests from 177 Local Authorities shows that over 6,500 children were taken into care and only 122 were adopted, while most local authorities do not abide by the international treaties having to inform consulates and embassies. Experts of these issues fear that these numbers are far below realities.

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