Children, Schools and Families Committee

1 April 2008


Oral Evidence Session

The Children, Schools and Families Committee will be taking formal oral evidence as follows:

Monday 21 April 2008 at 3.45pm
The Wilson Room, Portcullis House

Evidence from: Robert Tapsfield, Chief Executive, The Fostering Network; Kevin Williams, Chief Executive, The Adolescent & Children's Trust (TACT); and Professor Ian Sinclair, Research Professor, Children and Young People's Social Work Team, University of York.

This is the third session of the inquiry; its purpose is to consider placements for looked-after children in foster care, different types of fostering including kinship care, and the provision of support for foster carers.

The session will also be open to the public on a first come, first served basis. There is no system for the prior reservation of seats in Committee Rooms. It is advisable to allow about 20 minutes to pass through security checks. Committee rooms and timings are subject to change.