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Family Courts: Fees and Charges

Volume 489: debated on Friday 20 March 2009

To ask the Secretary of State for Justice (1) when he plans to appoint an independent person to lead the review of the effect of court fees in children protection; and which candidates are being considered for the role; (264384)

(2) when he expects the review of the effects of court fees on child protection to be completed.

The Secretary of State for Justice and Lord Chancellor, my right hon. Friend the Member for Blackburn (Mr. Straw) has appointed Francis Plowden to lead the review. His report is expected in September 2009.