HC Deb 17 March 1993 vol 221 c242W
Mr. Olner

To ask the Parliamentary Secretary, Lord Chancellor's Department if he will make a statement about the future of court mediation services in respect of referrals of child abduction cases.

Mr. John M. Taylor

The future role, organisation and funding of mediation services is being reviewed, within the context of divorce law reform, as part of the Government's rolling programme for the reform of family law. The Government have no immediate plans to introduce special arrangements for mediation in child abduction cases.