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Lords Amendment

Part of the debate – in the House of Lords at 8:45 pm on 6th November 2002.

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Photo of Lord Clinton-Davis Lord Clinton-Davis Labour 8:45 pm, 6th November 2002

My Lords, is there not a danger—particularly as far as the big institutions are concerned—that the children will become institutionalised quite quickly, maybe in one month, maybe two? I cannot think that they will avoid that fate in anything like the sort of period that we are talking about.