Children, Schools and Families Bill

Part of Oral Answers to Questions — Defence – in the House of Commons at 4:18 pm on 11th January 2010.

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Photo of Barry Sheerman Barry Sheerman Chair, Children, Schools and Families Committee 4:18 pm, 11th January 2010

I am grateful for all the publicity of the Select Committee's report. Does my right hon. Friend agree that one problem that the Select Committee found when we discussed this in great depth-it will be discussed seriously again in Committee-is that the Government propose a compulsory register with no penalties? We thought, "Why not try it for two years on a voluntary basis? If that does not work, we move to a system even with penalties."

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