Legal aid for parents who are care leavers: children in voluntary accommodation and to be placed in a foster for adoption placement

Part of Children and Social Work Bill [Lords] – in a Public Bill Committee am 12:00 am ar 12 Ionawr 2017.

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(c) will have parental responsibility for the child within the meaning of the Children Act 1989.”’—(Mrs Lewell-Buck.)

This new clause would allow access to free, independent legal advice for parents, who are themselves a looked after child or care leaver, and whose children are in voluntary placement and are to be placed in a foster for adoption placement.