The Family Justice Council is holding its 6th Annual Debate and panel discussion at Central Hall Westminster, Storey's Gate, Westminster, SW1H 9NH, in the Robert Perks room between 5.30pm and 7.30pm on Monday 3 December 2012.
The motion for this debate will be "Women who have children removed to care, year after year, are being failed by a system unable to respond to them as vulnerable adults needing support in their own right".
The event will be chaired by the Rt. Hon. Lord Justice Thorpe, Deputy Chair of the Family Justice Council.
Speakers will include:
Ms Claire Mason - Lecturer in Applied Social Science, Lancaster University
Dr Karen Broadhurst - Senior Lecturer in Social Work & Social Science, Lancaster University
Dr Pam Cox - Dean of Graduate School, Dept. of Sociology, University of Essex
Tina Wilson - Area Safeguarding Manager, Children & Young Peoples Services, Suffolk County Council
Anna Wright - Independent Consultant in Education and Children's Services and Norham Fellow at the University of Oxford Education Department
Natasha Watson - Managing Principal Lawyer, Brighton & Hove City Council
As there is likely to be a high demand and spaces are limited for this event we advise applying as soon as possible. We hope to achieve a balanced and diverse audience and will aim to inform successful applicants by no later than Wednesday 28 November 2012.
Please apply to the Family Justice Council at: firstname.lastname@example.org giving your name, area of expertise and contact details by close of business on Thursday 22 November 2012.