Children and Social Work Bill [HL] — Report (2nd Day) — 8 Nov 2016 at 19:00

Moved by Lord Ramsbotham

58: Clause 30, leave out Clause 30

Moved by Lord Ramsbotham

64: Clause 31, leave out Clause 31

Moved by Lord Ramsbotham

66: Clause 32, leave out Clause 32

Moved by Lord Ramsbotham

68: Clause 33, leave out Clause 33

Moved by Baroness Walmsley

69: After Clause 33, insert the following new Clause-“United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child(1) Public authorities must, when exercising any function relating to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, have due regard to the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child and its Optional Protocols.(2) Any person whose functions are of a public nature must, in the exercise of any function relating to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, have due regard to the rights set out in the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child and its Optional Protocols.(3) Public authorities must publish a report, in a format accessible to children, on the steps they have taken to meet the requirement under subsection (1), every five years.(4) The references in this section to the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child are to the Convention on the Rights of the Child adopted by the General Assembly of the United Nations on 20th November 1989 (including any Protocols to that Convention which are in force in relation to the United Kingdom), subject to any reservations, objections or interpretative declarations by the United Kingdom for the time being in force.”

Moved by Lord Watson of Invergowrie

70: After Clause 33, insert the following new Clause-“Safeguarding unaccompanied refugee childrenAfter section 67 of the Immigration Act 2016 (unaccompanied refugee children: relocation and support), insert-“67A Strategy for safeguarding of unaccompanied refugee children(1) The Secretary of State must, by 1 May 2017, publish a strategy for the safeguarding of unaccompanied refugee children living in the United Kingdom, and children who have been identified for resettlement in the United Kingdom under section 67 of this Act.(2) In formulating the strategy, the Secretary of State must, in addition to other actions he or she considers relevant to the duty under subsection (1)- (a) consult with all public agencies who may be required to provide services to child refugees, including the European Asylum Support Office, local government and the devolved administrations, for the purposes of enabling them to discharge their safeguarding duties towards those unaccompanied children, as set out in-(i) section 17 of the Children Act 1989 (provision of services for children in need, their families and others),(ii) section 47 of that Act (local authority’s duty to investigate), and(iii) the sections of that Act which deal with public agencies’ housing and care-leaving responsibilities;(b) evaluate the procedures for, and speed of, resettling those unaccompanied refugee children who have been identified for resettlement in the United Kingdom under section 67 of this Act;(c) liaise with non-governmental bodies relevant to the implementation of the strategy;(d) make recommendations on how to ensure the provision of full-cost reimbursement to agencies required to provide services under the strategy for whatever period is required to fulfil their duties.(3) The strategy must include-(a) how safeguarding will differ for those children covered by the strategy who have family members in the United Kingdom and those who do not;(b) plans for coordinating operational activity with, and learning best practice from, the Syrian Vulnerable Person Resettlement Programme for the purposes of-(i) expediting a speedy and safe transfer to the United Kingdom of the children who have been identified for resettlement in the United Kingdom under section 67 of this Act; and(ii) involving local authorities in assessments prior to the arrival of those children, to ensure that safeguarding and other duties are fulfilled;(c) plans for the publication of monthly updates on the progress of the strategy;(d) plans to ensure that the Children’s Commissioners of England, Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland are able to make representations on behalf of children relocated under section 67 of this Act, as part of their statutory duty under section 2 of the Children Act 2004 (primary function: children's rights, views and interests), and for the government to consult with the Children’s Commissioners of other countries about those countries’ arrangements for the safeguarding of unaccompanied refugee children living in those countries;(e) plans to provide an annual update to Parliament on the arrangements made to support refugee children in the United Kingdom covered by the strategy, which must include details of funding provided, staff deployed, local authorities involved and those children’s legal status.””

Ayes 68, Noes 203.

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Lord Gilbert of PantegCon (front bench)no
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The Duke of MontroseCon (front bench)no
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Lord Nash Con (front bench)no
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Baroness Neville-Rolfe Con (front bench)no
Baroness Newlove Con (front bench)no
Baroness Noakes Con (front bench)no
Lord Northbrook Con (front bench)no
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Lord Pearson of RannochUKIPno
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Lord Porter of SpaldingConno
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Lord Renfrew of KaimsthornConno
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Lord Robathan Conno
Baroness Rock Conno
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Lord Rosser Lab (minister)no
Lord Rotherwick Conno
Lord Sassoon Conno
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The Earl of SelborneCon (front bench)no
Lord Selkirk of DouglasCon (front bench)no
Baroness Shackleton of BelgraviaCon (front bench)no
Baroness Sharples Conno
Lord Sheikh Con (front bench)no
Baroness Shephard of NorthwoldConno
Lord Sherbourne of DidsburyCon (front bench)no
Baroness Sherlock Lab (minister)no
Baroness Shields Con (front bench)no
Lord Shinkwin Con (front bench)no
The Earl of ShrewsburyCon (front bench)no
Viscount Simon Lab (minister)no
Lord Skelmersdale Con (front bench)no
Lord Smith of HindheadCon (front bench)no
The Duke of SomersetCrossbenchno
Baroness Stedman-Scott Con (front bench)no
Lord Sterling of PlaistowConno
Lord Stoddart of SwindonIndependent Labourno
Baroness Stroud Conno
Baroness Sugg Conno
Lord Suri Conno
Baroness Symons of Vernham DeanLab (minister)no
Lord Tanlaw Crossbenchno
Lord Taylor of HolbeachCon (front bench)tellno
Lord Taylor of WarwickNon-affiliatedno
Lord Thomas of SwynnertonCrossbenchno
Baroness Thornton Labno
Lord Trefgarne Con (front bench)no
Viscount Trenchard Conno
Lord Trimble Con (front bench)no
Lord True Con (front bench)no
Lord Tunnicliffe Lab (minister)no
Viscount Ullswater Con (front bench)no
Baroness Vere of NorbitonConno
Baroness Verma Con (front bench)no
Lord Wakeham Con (front bench)no
Lord Warner Lab (minister)no
Baroness Warsi Conno
Baroness Warwick of UndercliffeLab (minister)no
Baroness Watkins of TavistockCrossbench (front bench)no
Lord Watson of InvergowrieLab (minister)no
Lord Wei Con (front bench)no
Baroness Wheeler Lab (minister)no
Lord Whitby Conno
Baroness Wilcox Con (front bench)no
Lord Willetts Conno
Baroness Williams of TraffordCon (front bench)no
Lord Woolf Crossbench (front bench)no
Lord Young of CookhamCon (front bench)no
Viscount Younger of LeckieCon (front bench)no

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