Children, Schools and Families Committee

20 March 2008




LOOKED-AFTER CHILDREN

Oral Evidence Session

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

Wednesday 26 March 2008 at 9.30am
The Wilson Room, Portcullis House

Evidence from: Mary MacLeod, Chief Executive, Family and Parenting Institute; Margaret Dillon, Deputy Chief Executive and Executive Director of Children's Services, NCH €” the children's charity; Professor Jane Tunstill, Visiting Professor of Social Work at Kings College, London; and Anne Scarborough, Head of Family Support Services, Calderdale Council.

This is the second session of the inquiry; its purpose is to consider the provision, use and effectiveness of family support services for children on the edge of care.

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.