HC Deb 03 July 1990 vol 175 c533W
23. Mr. David Young

To ask the Secretary of State for Health if he will make a statement on the progress made towards the implementation of the Children Act.

Mrs. Virginia Bottomley

We are consulting on the regulations and guidance necessary to implement the Act in October 1991. New rules of court will be drafted for consultation in the autumn. A comprehensive training and dissemination programme is under way.