Clause 82 - Restriction on taking children out

Part of Adoption and Children Bill – in a Public Bill Committee am 10:45 am ar 11 Rhagfyr 2001.

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Photo of Henry Bellingham Henry Bellingham Ceidwadwyr, North West Norfolk 10:45, 11 Rhagfyr 2001

I, too, am confused and have tabled some amendments. ''The British Islands'' includes, historically, the Republic of Ireland, although we now prefer to talk about ''these islands''. Some believe that the ''United Kingdom'' includes the Isle of Man and the Channel

Islands, whereas others do not. Does my hon. Friend consider the expression ''United Kingdom'' to include those three island groups?