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Operation 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 1 March 2011

Members present:
Sir Alan Beith (Chair) Mr Elfyn Llwyd
Mrs Helen GrantClaire Perry


In the absence of the Chair, Mr Elfyn Llwyd was called to the Chair.



Examination of Witnesses

Witnesses: Rt Hon Sir Nicholas Wall, President of the Family Division, The Hon Mrs Justice Pauffley and The Hon Mr Justice Ryder, gave evidence.

Question Numbers


Witnesses: Dr Judith Freedman, Consortium of Expert Witnesses to the Family Courts, Judith Timms OBE, Policy Adviser, Nagalro, and Harry Fletcher, Assistant General Secretary, Napo, gave evidence.

Question Numbers


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