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Clause 2

Part of Education and Skills Bill – in a Public Bill Committee at 4:45 pm on 5th February 2008.

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Photo of David Laws David Laws Shadow Secretary of State (Children, Schools and Families) 4:45 pm, 5th February 2008

I am sorry to push the Minister, but obviously there will be people in that situation once the Bill is passed, and we need to be clear about what we are saying. What is the earliest time after birth that we might find some of the powers of compulsion contained in the Bill used against young mothers in that category?