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Children and families news from UK Parliament.

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Judges must consider interests of child when sentencing mother, urges Committee
The Joint Committee on Human Rights tables new clauses to the Police, Crime, Sentencing and Courts Bill to protect right to family life of children when their mother is sentenced.
14 May 2021
Work and Pensions Committee to question local authorities and charities
Committee to question local authorities and charities
06 May 2021
Lords votes on Fire Safety Bill as stages conclude
Lords votes on Commons decisions on the fire safety costs amendment made in the House of Lords. Find out more
29 April 2021
Education (Guidance about Costs of School Uniforms) Bill completes passage through Parliament
Bill will become law following Royal Assent
29 April 2021
Three private members' bills await Royal Assent
Bills on substance testing in prisons, prohibiting the use of Botox on under 18s and sentencing for animal welfare offences complete final stage. Learn more
29 April 2021
Domestic Abuse Bill becomes law
During the course of its progress through the House of Lords, members successfully campaigned to make changes to the draft law
28 April 2021
Private members' bills complete passage through Parliament
Bills await Royal Assent
27 April 2021
Four short debates in the Lords
Members discuss Body Mass Index, alcohol harm, COVID-19-related evictions and biodiversity emergency
23 April 2021
Committee asks what long-term support parents and families will need as result of pandemic
COVID-19 Committee takes evidence at 9.45am on Tuesday 27 April
21 April 2021
Lords debates building an inclusive society after COVID-19
Members debate steps that national and local government will need to take to achieve an inclusive society in the UK. Find out more
15 April 2021
Children in poverty: Measurements and targets: Work and Pensions Committee to question academics and charities
Work and Pensions Committee hears from academics and charities
13 April 2021
Maternity and parental leave campaigners nominated for Petition Campaign of the Year
The nominees for the inaugural Petition Campaign of the Year Award have been announced.
24 March 2021
Lords debates the Budget statement
Members debate the economy
15 March 2021
Children in poverty: Measurements and targets: Work and Pensions Committee to hold first oral evidence session
Committee to hold its first oral evidence session in the inquiry into children in poverty
26 February 2021
Lords examines Ministerial and other Maternity Allowances Bill
Government accepts amendment on use of 'mother or expectant mother' in the bill
26 February 2021
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