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Adoption 'could cut cultural differences'

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The government publishes updated guidance to local authorities in England today which will make it clear that ethnicity and race should not be barriers to adoption.

Derrick Campbell, chief executive of Race Equality in Sandwell, Wolverhampton and Ben Douglas, founder of the Fusion Academy of Performing Arts, who is black and was adopted into a white family, discuss the new guidelines.


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