Select Committee on the Adoption & Children Bill

The work of the Select Committee on the Adoption & Children Bill has ended.  Follow the links on the right to go directly to the Committee's press notices and reports.

Following the second reading of the Adoption and Children Bill on 26 March 2001, the Bill was committed to a Select Committee. That Committee was appointed on Monday 9 April. Its membership is:

Mrs Liz Blackman (Erewash)
Mr Julian Brazier (Canterbury)
Ann Coffey (Stockport)
Caroline Flint (Don Valley)
Sandra Gidley (Romsey)
Mrs Llin Golding (Newcastle-Under-Lyme) 
Mr David Hinchliffe (Wakefield)
Mr John Hutton (Barrow and Furness)
Mr Jonathan Shaw (Chatham and Aylesford)
Mrs Caroline Spelman (Meriden)
Mr Desmond Swayne (New Forest West)
Ms Dari Taylor (Stockton South)

At the first meeting of the Committee, Mr David Hinchliffe was elected Chairman of the Committee.