Child Safeguarding Practice Review Panel

Children and Social Work Bill [Lords] – in the House of Commons at 2:58 pm on 7th March 2017.

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Amendment proposed: 12, page 10, line 30, at end insert—

“(3A) At least one member of the panel appointed by the Secretary of State under subsection (3) must—

(a) be independent from Government, and

(b) have relevant specialist expertise in tackling domestic abuse.”—(Angela Smith.)

This amendment would require that at least one member of the Child Safeguarding Practice Review Panel has specialist expertise in tackling domestic abuse.—(Angela Smith.)

Question put, That the amendment be made.

The House divided:

Ayes 271, Noes 299.

Division number 174

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Aye

No

Question accordingly negatived.

Clause 32