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Safeguarding Runaway and Missing Children Bill 2006-07

Private Members' Bill - Introduced by Helen Southworth

Progress of Bill including links to debates

Key to abbreviations 
C C C C C L L L L L    
1R 2R Comm Rep 3R 1R 2R Comm Rep 3R PP RA

Related Business Papers

17 Jan 07 Bill 52 06-07PDF Bill as Introduced - pdf version
17 Jan 07 Bill 52 06-07 Bill as Introduced - html version

About the Bill

To require the Secretary of State to establish a national strategy to safeguard runaway and missing children; to make provision for the collection and reporting of information about runaway and missing children and for related co-ordination between local authorities and other bodies; and for connected purposes.

About Private Members' Bills

Private Members' Bills are Public Bills introduced by MPs and Lords who aren't government ministers. As with other Public Bills their purpose is to change the law as it applies to the general population

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