The right to family life: children whose mothers are in prison Contents


The following witnesses gave evidence. Transcripts can be viewed on the inquiry publications page of the Committee’s website.

Wednesday 13 February 2019

Lina and Georgia


Witness A and Witness B


Wednesday 20 February 2019

Dr Jo Easton, Deputy Chief Executive and Director of Policy and Research, Magistrates Association, Dr Jenny Earle, Programme Director, Prison Reform Trust, Dr Shona Minson, Academic Criminologist, University of Oxford, and Lord Justice Holroyde, Chair, Sentencing Council


Wednesday 6 March 2019

Lucy Baldwin, Senior Academic and Researcher, De Montfort University, Stuart Harrington, National Information Centre on Children of Offenders, Barnardo’s, and Dr Samantha Callan, advisor to Lord Farmer


Naomi Delap, Director, Birth Companions, and Dr Laura Abbott, Senior Lecturer, Department of Allied Health and Midwifery, University of Hertfordshire


Wednesday 13 March 2019

Edward Argar MP, Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State, Ministry of Justice, Nadhim Zahawi MP, Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State, Department for Education


Published: 2 September 2019