Children’s Rights - Question

Part of the debate – in the House of Lords at 2:44 pm on 30th April 2019.

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Photo of The Bishop of St Albans The Bishop of St Albans Bishop 2:44 pm, 30th April 2019

My Lords, the UNCRC states that the best interests of the child must be paramount in all decision making and yet evidence that our Benches are collecting shows that the two-child limit policy is having a substantially negative impact on those families affected by it. In the light of the Government’s obligations under UNCRC, will the Minister undertake to commission independent research into the impact of the two-child limit policy on those families which are affected by it?