Justice Committee - Minutes of Evidence [Back to Report]
Operations of the Family Courts

Here you can browse the Minutes of Evidence which were ordered by the House of Commons to be printed 28 June 2011.

Oral Evidence

Taken before the Justice Committee

on Tuesday 25 January 2011

Members present:
Sir Alan Beith (Chair) Mr Elfyn Llwyd
Mr Robert BucklandElizabeth Truss
Chris EvansKarl Turner
Ben Gummer



Examination of Witnesses

Witnesses: Jonathan Ewen, Director, Barnardo's North East, and Director of Family Placement, Barbara Esam, Policy Lawyer, NSPCC, and Fiona Weir, CEO, Gingerbread, gave evidence.

Question Numbers


Witnesses: Stephen Cobb QC, Chairman, Family Law Bar Association, Jane Wilson, Member of Resolution National Committee and Chair of the Resolution Domestic Abuse Committee, and Linda Lee, President, Law Society, gave evidence.

Question Numbers


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Prepared 14 July 2011