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Adoption numbers see a welcome increase

Adoption and fostering charity TACT has welcomed the announcement from the Office for National Statistics (ONS) that the number of adoptions made in the UK in 2012 had risen by nearly 10%. This follows an increase in 2011 of 6%.

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MEP welcomes child maintenance Treaty

In a move that will help people living in the EU to recover child maintenance if their ex-partner happens to move abroad, MEPs last week took the final steps towards allowing an international Treaty to come into force in the EU.

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Greater protection for children who move abroad

The 1996 Hague Convention is now in force in the UK, and as a result children from the UK will have international protection if they move to another country outside the European Union.

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Most couples are happy in their marriage

According to a new survey of married couples, over 90% of them are happy in their marriage, and 17% would go so far as to say their relationship was 'perfect', reports the Daily Mail.

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Call for all Scottish foster carers to be paid

The Fostering Network has released the results of a recent survey, which shows that 90% of children living with foster families believe that their carers should be paid a wage or fee like staff in children's homes. Currently only around half of foster carers are paid anything at all.

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Rise in the number of marriages and divorces in Ireland

Recent data from the Irish Central Statistics Office has revealed a 9.2% increase in the number of people who married in 2011, compared to 2006.

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Traditional views on marriage, divorce and children

A recent survey from America has found that, despite growing up in an era of celebrity marriages and widespread divorce, today's young people are remarkably traditional about their expectations for love, marriage and children.

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Report into how income levels affect views on marriage

Poor people hold more traditional values toward marriage and divorce than people with moderate and higher incomes, according to researchers at UCLA.

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Errors in child maintenance accounts

The National Audit Office has reported that the Auditor General has once again been unable to give a full sign off to the Client Funds Account of the Child Maintenance and Enforcement Commission because of the level of error in maintenance assessments.

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