Adoption and Children Bill

– in a Public Bill Committee am ar 6 Rhagfyr 2001.

Danfonwch hysbysiad imi am ddadleuon fel hyn

[Mrs. Marion Roe in the Chair]

Photo of Julian Brazier Julian Brazier Opposition Whip (Commons) 2:30, 6 Rhagfyr 2001

On a point of order, Mrs. Roe. The worthy woman whom I sought for the benefit of the hon. Member for Sheffield, Heeley (Ms Munn) was Aelia Pulcheria, who was proclaimed augusta in 414, her nephew being only seven years old, and who ran the Roman empire officially for seven years and continued for many years after he had technically come of age.

Photo of Mrs Marion Roe Mrs Marion Roe Ceidwadwyr, Broxbourne

That is not a point of order. However, I am sure that Committee members will be very pleased to have that additional piece of information from this morning's debate, which I am sorry to have missed.Clause 80 Restriction on bringing children in