Birth parents to deliver call for public enquiry

ITV will tonight broadcast a landmark documentary capturing the experiences of young unmarried mothers who faced pressure to give their children up for adoption between 1948 and the early 1980s, called Britain’s Adoption Scandal: Breaking the Silence. Carolynn Gallwey of Bhatt Murphy Solicitors and Karon Monaghan QC of Matrix Chambers represent the birth parents and adopted adults calling for an inquiry into historical adoption practices.

Read the full press release here.