Being in the media spotlight

If you looked at the Times of London yesterday, you’ll have seen they’ve put their weight behind a campaign to increase the pace and success of adoptions in the UK. It’s an exciting piece of news because it means that my own views, along with those of many others,are being shared by a large body of people. They came to interview and photograph us – myself and the children...
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John Bird, The Big Issue and adoptions

Last week I was invited to the launch of the Parliamentary Friends of The Big Issue. The Big Issue was started by John Bird as a way of getting homeless people back into work and into society. The event itself was low key however John made one of his inspiring speeches in which he spoke of the poverty trap, made worse by our current benefit system. It was this handout culture that prompted him,...
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