CoramBAAF Urges Parliamentarians To Reject Clause 15 Of The Children And Social Work Bill
CoramBAAF has set out its opposition to proposals that could see clause 15 of the Children and Social Work Bill used to disband adoption and fostering panels and relax the assessment process for children being placed with family and friends foster carers.
Explanatory notes to the Bill, prepared by the Department for Education, are published separately as HL Bill 1—EN.
EUROPEAN CONVENTION ON HUMAN RIGHTS
Lord Nash has made the following statement under section 19(1)(a) of the Human Rights Act 1998:
In his view the provisions of the Children and Social Work Bill [HL] are compatible with the Convention rights.