Sex offenders including paedophiles should be allowed to adopt ... THERESA MAY TOLD
Helen Reece, a reader in law at the London School of Economics, called on
Theresa May, the Home Secretary, to relax rules which automatically ban sex
offenders from caring for children, saying that this could breach their
Rules which bar sex offenders from working with children are ‘unfair’ and even
convicted paedophiles should have the right to adopt, a leading legal
academic has said.
In her article, Miss Reece suggested that the review should also introduce an
assumption that sex offenders including child abusers posed no threat once
they had served their sentence.