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Family Proceedings: Reform

Question for Ministry of Justice

UIN 114830, tabled on 12 November 2020

To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, what assessment he has made of the implications for his policies of the second report of the Private Law Working Group entitled, The Time for Change, The Need for Change, The Case for Change, published in March 2020.

Answered on

17 November 2020

The work of the Private Law Working Group, set up by the President of the Family Division, has been invaluable in helping to inform our programme of reform currently underway in the private family law system.

The report features a number of recommendations which we are working to develop alongside our colleagues in the judiciary and other representatives from the family justice system through the Family Justice Board.

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