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Clause 41 — Child to live with adopters before application

Part of Orders of the Day — Adoption and Children Bill — [2nd Allotted Day] – in the House of Commons at 5:45 pm on 16th May 2002.

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Photo of Evan Harris Evan Harris Liberal Democrat, Oxford West and Abingdon 5:45 pm, 16th May 2002

Unlike the right hon. Gentleman, I gave way about 10 times in my speech. I also urge hon. Members to put pressure on the Government to push the measure through the Lords, because we need it. In asking hon. Members to support amendment No. 148, I beg to ask leave to withdraw the amendment.

Amendment, by leave, withdrawn.

It being Six o'clock, Madam Deputy Speaker pursuant to Order [this day] to put forthwith the Questions necessary for the disposal of the business to be concluded at that hour.