Clause 19 - Procedure

Part of Special Educational Needs and Disability Bill [Lords] – in a Public Bill Committee at 11:45 am on 3rd April 2001.

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Photo of Tim Boswell Tim Boswell Shadow Spokesperson (Business, Innovation and Skills), Shadow Spokesperson (Business, Innovation and Skills), Shadow Spokesperson (Education and Employment) 11:45 am, 3rd April 2001

I am grateful to the Minister. In cases where the interests of justice demand it, or in which, although they are closely related and may converge in the treatment of the individual child, the issues are separate, it is important to provide that separate hearings can occur—even if the normal, sensible practice is for them to be conducted together.