Constitutional Affairs Committee

Formal minutes

Tuesday 7 December 2004

Members present:

Mr A J Beith, in the Chair

Peter Bottomley

Mr Clive Soley

Ross Cranston

Keith Vaz

Mr Hilton Dawson

Dr Alan Whitehead

The Committee deliberated.

Resolved, that the Committee do jointly inquire into Electoral
registration with the Committee on the Office of the Deputy Prime Minister.-( The Chairman.)

Family Justice: the operation of the family courts: Christina Blacklaws, Chair, Family Law Committee and Hilary Lloyd, Head of Strategic Policy (Research), The Law Society, Kim Beatson, Chairman, and Christopher Goulden, Solicitors Family Law Association and Philip Moor QC, Family Law Bar Association were examined.

[Adjourned till Tuesday 14 December at 9.15am