Adoptions by same-sex couples in Britain rise to record high
11 December 2015
New figures published by Department for Education on 10 December show that adoptions by same-sex couples accounted for 8.4 per cent of all adoptions in England in 2015. In 2010, adoptions by same-sex couples accounted for less than four per cent of all adoptions in the country. For the first time adoptions by married same-sex couples are included.
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