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'Since announcing that this debate was happening, I have been inundated with emails, letters and calls from grandparents and grandchildren from across the country expressing their support, and many colleagues from across the House have told me that they have been dealing with cases on this issue for many years”. He added, “When access to grandchildren is blocked, some grandparents call it a kind of living bereavement".'
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'A court, in the circumstances mentioned in subsection (4)(a) or (7), is as respects each parent within subsection (6)(a) and extended family and any grandparents to presume, unless the contrary is shown, that involvement of that parent and extended family and any grandparents in the life of the child concerned will further the child's welfare.'
'That kind of amendment would not grant grandparents the right to involvement in the child’s life if a case can be made that it would bring harm to the child in question.'
'We need to look at the expensive and difficult court procedure, which sometimes increases conflict. That is not just the case when grandparents apply to court; in family law as a whole, courts can provide resolution for people who really need it but also increase conflict, particularly in family situations.'
No presumption or right of a child to be brought up by their natural family
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