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Family Courts: Training

Question for Ministry of Justice

UIN 71487, tabled on 8 November 2021

To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, what (a) organisations and (b) other relevant stakeholders have been contacted by his Department on the matter of introducing a wide range of training for all participants in the family justice system.

Answered on

19 November 2021

The Lord Chief Justice, the Senior President of Tribunals, and the Chief Coroner have statutory responsibility for judicial training, under the Constitutional Reform Act 2005, Courts and Enforcement Act 2007, and Coroners and Justice Act 2009 respectively. These responsibilities are exercised through the Judicial College.

Additional training requirements for all family justice professionals involved in the private law reform pilots are being developed.