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The House of Commons Constitutional Affairs Committee held a one-off evidence session into Family Justice: the operation of the family courts on Tuesday 2 May 2006. The committee had previously undertaken two inquiries into family justice issues; on 2 May the committee focussed mainly on:
At the oral session, the following gave evidence: the Rt Hon Sir Mark Potter, President of the Family Division; Mr Justice Munby; District Judge (Magistrates' Courts) Nicholas Crichton and Audrey Damazer from the Justices' Clerks' Society.
The Committee's previous reports on family justice issues are:
The committee members are: Rt Hon Alan Beith MP (Chairman), James Brokenshire MP, David Howarth MP, Ms Barbara Keeley MP, Mr Piara S Khabra MP, Jessica Morden MP, Julie Morgan MP, Mr Andrew Tyrie MP, Keith Vaz MP, Dr Alan Whitehead MP and Jeremy Wright MP.
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