Lyn Godden and son
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John Leech: MP's 'forced adoption' apology call

A Manchester MP has called for a public apology for unmarried mothers who claim they were pressured to give up their babies in the post-war period.

Manchester Withington MP John Leech (Liberal Democrat) is submitting an early day motion to Parliament calling for an apology from all public agencies.

Among those demanding a formal apology is Lyn Rodden from Preston, who is originally from Cornwall, who alleges she was pressured to give up her baby for adoption.

  • 07 May 2013