Adoption


Recent statements in this category are shown below:

  • London Borough of Wandsworth (17 010 504)

    Statement Closed after initial enquiries Adoption 24-Oct-2017

    Summary: The Ombudsman cannot investigate the contents of a court report considered within Special Guardianship proceedings.

  • Essex County Council (17 004 900)

    Statement Closed after initial enquiries Adoption 18-Oct-2017

    Summary: The Ombudsman cannot investigate this complaint because it is about decisions made in court.

  • Stoke-on-Trent City Council (17 008 724)

    Statement Closed after initial enquiries Adoption 28-Sep-2017

    Summary: The Ombudsman will not investigate Mr A's complaint about the process leading to his son being placed for adoption because it concerns matters which have been considered in court.

  • Lancashire County Council (17 008 726)

    Statement Closed after initial enquiries Adoption 27-Sep-2017

    Summary: We cannot investigate the evidence Mrs M and the Council gave to a Court for child care hearing.

  • Wolverhampton City Council (17 007 456)

    Statement Closed after initial enquiries Adoption 27-Sep-2017

    Summary: The Ombudsman should not investigate this complaint about the adoption of Ms Y's grandchild because this is a matter for the court to decide.

  • Cheshire West & Chester Council (17 006 795)

    Statement Closed after initial enquiries Adoption 06-Sep-2017

    Summary: The Ombudsman will not investigate Mrs A's complaint that the Council was at fault in the pre-adoption process. The complaint is late and it is unlikely that investigation by the Ombudsman would lead to a different outcome.

  • Isle of Wight Council (17 007 302)

    Statement Closed after initial enquiries Adoption 05-Sep-2017

    Summary: The Ombudsman will not investigate Miss A's complaint of fault in the process leading to her daughter's placement for adoption. The complaint concerns matters which have been, or could be, raised in court.

  • Sandwell Metropolitan Borough Council (15 015 260)

    Statement Upheld Adoption 16-Aug-2017

    Summary: There was fault in the support and information the Council provided to Mrs B after a special guardianship order was made. The Ombudsman has recommended a remedy.

  • Oxfordshire County Council (17 006 233)

    Statement Closed after initial enquiries Adoption 07-Aug-2017

    Summary: The Ombudsman will not investigate Mrs K's complaint about the Council taking her son into care when he was six months old. We cannot investigate the court action which caused the injustice she claims or change the decisions she complains about, and it would be reasonable for Mrs K to go back to court if she wants different arrangements for her son.

  • Brighton & Hove City Council (17 005 961)

    Statement Closed after initial enquiries Adoption 04-Aug-2017

    Summary: The Ombudsman will not investigate Mrs C's complaint about post-adoption matters. It is unlikely we would find fault.

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