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The Draft Children (Contact) and Adoption Bill - Minutes of Evidence
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Here you can browse the Minutes of Evidence which were ordered by the House of Lords and the House of Commons to be printed 24 March 2005.


THURSDAY 3 MARCH 2005

Present:


Mr Clive Soley (Chairman) Gould of Potternewton, B
Vera BairdHooper, B
Ann CoffeyHowarth of Breckland, B
Jonathan ShawNicholson of Winterbourne, B
Dundee, E






CONTENTS

Memorandum by Families Need Fathers

Further memorandum by Families Need Fathers

Memorandum by the Grandparents' Association

Memorandum by Both Parents Forever



Examination of Witnesses

Witnesses: MR JOHN BAKER, Chairman, and MS SUE SECKER, Families Need Fathers, MR PETER HARRIS, Chairman, the Grandparents' Association, and MR JOHN BELL, Chairman, Both Parents Forever, examined.

Question Number

176 - 179

180 - 199

200 - 214



Supplementary memorandum from the Grandparents' Association

Memorandum by Overseas Adoption Helpline



Examination of Witnesses

Witnesses: MR NIGEL CANTWELL, UNICEF, and MS GILL HAWORTH, Director, and MS NAOMI ANGELL, Legal Adviser, Overseas Adoption Helpline, examined.

Question Number

215 - 219

220 - 235



Supplementary Memorandum by Overseas Adoption Helpline

Adoption Statistics: Applications received by DfES by Country From 01/01/2004 to 31/12/2004

Memorandum by The Association of District Judges

APPENDIX B



Examination of Witnesses

Witnesses: DISTRICT JUDGE JOHN TAYLOR and DISTRICT JUDGE MICHAEL WALKER, Association of Districts Judges, examined

Question Number

236 - 239

240 - 259

260 - 279

280 - 289


 
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