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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:


Gould of Potternewton, B Mr Clive Soley (Chairman)
Hooper, BVera Baird
Howarth of Breckland, BAnn Coffey
Nicholson of Winterbourne, BJonathan Shaw






CONTENTS

Memorandum by Women's Aid

Appendix 1: Further recommendations from Women's Aid

Memorandum by The NSPCC



Examination of Witnesses

Witnesses: MS NICOLA HARWIN, Chief Executive, Women's Aid, and MS NATALIE CRONIN, Head of Policy, NSPCC, examined.

Question Number

290 - 299

300 - 319

320 - 324



Memoranda by the Department for Education and Skills

European Convention on Human Rights

Why not compulsory mediation? Background paper

INTERCOUNTRY ADOPTION

INTERCOUNTRY ADOPTION—SPECIAL RESTRICTIONS

Questions to the Bill Team

Additional Questions

International comparisons: enforcement of contact order equivalents in Australia and Canada



Examination of Witnesses

Witnesses: MARGARET HODGE, a Member of the House of Commons, Minister for Children, and LORD FILKIN, a Member of the House of Lords, Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State, Department for Education and Skills, examined.

Question Number

325 - 339

340 - 359

360 - 364



Answers to Questions raised by the Committee


 
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