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Adoption: North West

Question for Department for Education

UIN 221434, tabled on 20 January 2015

To ask the Secretary of State for Education, how many adoptions there were in (a) the North West, (b) Lancashire and (c) Pendle constituency in each of the last three years.

Answered on

22 January 2015

The information requested is shown in the table below. This data is also published in Table LAE1 of the ‘Children looked after including adoption’ statistical first release. [1]

Data for Pendle is not available as this data is not collected at parliamentary constituency level.

Number of looked after children adopted during the year ending 31 March1

Years ending 31 March 2012 to 2014

2012

2013

2014

North West region

590

650

770

Lancashire local authority

70

75

85

Source: SSDA903

1. Regional totals have been rounded to the nearest 10. Other numbers have been rounded to the nearest 5.

[1] www.gov.uk/government/statistics/children-looked-after-in-england-including-adoption--2