Constitutional Affairs Committee

Formal minutes

Wednesday 23 February 2005

Members present:

Mr A J Beith, in the chair

Peter Bottomley

Mr Hilton Dawson

Ross Cranston

Mr Clive Soley

Mr Jim Cunningham

Dr Alan Whitehead

The Committee deliberated.

Draft Report [Family Justice: the operation of the family courts], proposed by the Chairman, brought up and read.

(The Minutes of Proceedings relating to the consideration of the Report are published in the Fourth Report of Session 2004-05 ( HC 116-I, p51-52)).

[Ajourned until Tuesday 1 March at 9:15am