§ Sir John Stanley
To ask the Parliamentary Secretary, Lord Chancellor's Department what response the Government have made to the recent request from the Secretariat for the Hague Convention on Child Abduction for an increase in funding from states who are parties to the Convention. 927W
§ Jane Kennedy
The Lord Chancellor met the Secretary General of the Hague Conference on Private International Law in The Hague on 22 October. This issue was not raised. As and when a request of this nature is made it will receive due consideration.