The article Parliament apology on forced adoptions accepted, but mothers still feel hurt is a second interesting ‘precedent’ from New South Wales (NSW). At the time, babies were taken from unmarried mothers!
In 1996, the Royal Commission into NSW Police took place which resulted in reports on corruption, reform and paedophilia.
Here, 91 MPs are recommending a Royal Commission, by having signed this Early Day Motion.
What if the UK Parliament
- acknowledged that forced adoption is a punishment without crime and the removal of babies at birth a violation of human rights?
- apologised for all wrongful adoptions and promised to re-investigate?
- contacted all children and invited them to “Post Adoption Resource Centres” to process their traumatic separations?
- compensated all parents for the grief and trauma of institutional abuse?
- considered re-investigating over-zealous Social Services‘ decisions of children in ‘care’?
- took an active interest in John Hemming MP’s Family Justice Bill that will be debated on October 26th? More