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Children: Care

Volume 707: debated on Thursday 12 February 2009

Question

Asked by

To ask Her Majesty's Government what legislation they have introduced in relation to children's social care since 1997. [HL1270]

The Government have introduced the following Acts which have impacted on children’s social care services since 1997: Health Act 1999; Children (Leaving Care) Act 2000; Care Standards Act 2000; Carers and Disabled Children Act 2000; Health and Social Care Act 2001; Adoption and Children Act 2002; Health and Social Care (Community Health and Standards) Act 2003; Children Act 2004; Children and Adoption Act 2006; Education and Inspections Act 2006; NHS Act 2006; Mental Health Act 2007; Children and Young Persons Act 2008.