For many of us the words ‘Home Alone’ conjure up the familiar image of MacAulay Culkin wreaking havoc on two bungling burglars in the annual Christmas airing of that American comedy film. But for those who man the phone lines at Childline and other similar organisations the reality of children being left home alone is no laughing matter.
Children and Family
It was recently reported that an anonymous male same-sex couple in Scotland are due to become the first to receive IVF for a surrogate in the UK.
The 3 January 2019 brought a change to UK surrogacy law, allowing single parents to apply for a parental order for the first time. We previously reported on this new piece of legislation here.