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Family Legal Aid Reform

Here you can browse the Minutes of Evidence which were ordered by the House of Commons to be printed 7 July 2009.

Oral evidence

Taken before the Justice Committee on Tuesday 16 June 2009

Members present

Sir Alan Beith, in the Chair
Alun MichaelMr Andrew Tyrie
Julie MorganDr Alan Whitehead
Mr Andrew Turner


Witnesses: Baroness Butler-Sloss, GBE, a Member of the House of Lords, Lucy Theis, QC, Chairman of the Family Law Bar Association, Caroline Little, Co-Chair, Association of Lawyers for Children, Judith Timms, OBE, Policy Officer, NAGALRO (Professional Association for Children's Guardians, Family Court Advisers and Independent Social Work Practitioners), and Elena Fowler, Chief Executive Officer, National Youth Advocacy Service (NYAS), gave evidence.

Question Numbers



Witnesses: Carolyn Regan, Chief Executive, Hugh Barrett, Executive Director (Commissioning), and Sara Kovach-Clark, Head of Civil Policy Development (Family), Legal Services Commission, gave evidence.

Question Numbers




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