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Children, Schools and Families Committee - Minutes of Evidence [Back to Report]
Training of Children and Families Social Workers

Here you can browse the Minutes of Evidence which were ordered by the House of Commons to be printed 20 July 2009.


Members present:

Mr Barry Sheerman (Chairman)

Annette BrookeMr Graham Stuart
Mr David ChaytorMr Edward Timpson
Paul HolmesDerek Twigg
Fiona Mactaggart


Memorandum submitted by Liz Davies, Senior Lecturer in Children and Families Social Work, London Metropolitan University

Memorandum submitted by Dr Eileen Munro

Memorandum submitted jointly by Professor Michael Preston-Shoot (Dean, Faculty of Health and Social Sciences, University of Bedfordshire) and Roger Kline (on behalf of Aspect, the Association of Professionals in Education and Children's Trusts)

Examination of Witnesses

Witnesses: Liz Davies, London Metropolitan University, Dr Eileen Munro, London School of Economics, and Professor Michael Preston-Shoot, University of Bedfordshire, gave evidence.

Question Number

130 - 139

140 - 159

160 - 179

180 - 184

Memorandum submitted by the Children and Family Court Advisory and Support Service (Cafcass)

Memorandum submitted by the Association of Directors of Children's Services Ltd (ADCS)

Memorandum submitted by the London Borough of Hackney

Examination of Witnesses

Witnesses: Bruce Clark, Director of Policy, Children and Family Court Advisory and Support Service (CAFCASS), Eleni Ioannides, Association of Directors of Children's Services and Director of Children's Services, Bury Metropolitan Borough Council, and Councillor Rita Krishna, London Borough of Hackney, representing the Local Government Association, gave evidence.

Question Number

185 - 199

200 - 219

220 - 232

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