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EDM (Early Day Motion) 700: tabled on 19 March 1997

Tabled in the 1996-97 session.

This motion has been signed by 1 Member. It has not yet had any amendments submitted.

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Motion text

That this House commends the work of the Voice for International Development and Adoption of Hudson, New York, USA, a state and federally recognised charity, which in the absence of a similar organisation in the United Kingdom, has assisted over 50 British applications with proper procedures and legal arrangements for intercountry adoptions from Central and South America; notes that overseas adoptions have higher success rates than domestic adoptions; and calls on Her Majesty's Government to assist the establishment of voluntary British organisations specialising in overseas adoption.

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There are no withdrawn signatures for this motion.