Privacy settings

LGO logogram

Review your privacy settings

Required cookies

These cookies enable the website to function properly. You can only disable these by changing your browser preferences, but this will affect how the website performs.

View required cookies

Analytical cookies

Google Analytics cookies help us improve the performance of the website by understanding how visitors use the site.
We recommend you set these 'ON'.

View analytical cookies

In using Google Analytics, we do not collect or store personal information that could identify you (for example your name or address). We do not allow Google to use or share our analytics data. Google has developed a tool to help you opt out of Google Analytics cookies.

City of Wolverhampton Council (19 011 134)

Category : Children's care services > Adoption

Decision : Upheld

Decision date : 03 Jun 2021

Summary: The complainant, who we shall refer to as Miss B, complained the Council declined her request to register as a potential adopter.


The Ombudsman upheld the complaint and found fault causing injustice.


To remedy the injustice caused, the Council should review its adoption recruitment procedure to ensure it adheres to the Department of Education’s 2013 statutory guidance on adoption.

Ombudsman satisfied with Council's response: 21 October 2021

Print this page