HC Deb 29 June 1995 vol 262 cc742-3W
Mr. Luff

To ask the Parliamentary Secretary, Lord Chancellor's Department how many shared residency orders under the Children Act 1989 have been granted to fathers when the order has been contested, for each year since 1989. [30514]

Mr. John M. Taylor

The question concerns a specific operational matter on which the chief executive of the Court Service is best placed to provide an answer and I have accordingly asked the chief executive to reply direct.

Letter form M. D. Huebner to Mr. Peter Luff dated 29 June 1995: RESIDENCE ORDERS UNDER THE CHILDREN ACT 1989 The Parliamentary Secretary, Lord Chancellor's Department, has asked me to reply to your Question about the number of shared residence orders granted under the Children Act 1989 where the father has contested the application. I am sorry to have to tell you that this information is not available and could be obtained only at disproportionate cost.