Child Contact Centres and Services APPG

First Registered: 18/07/2018 • Last updated on: 06/10/2021

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To raise greater awareness in Parliament of the work of the National Association of Child Contact Centres in supporting children during separation; and of the important role of child contact centres and services in facilitating contact with non-residential parents.

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Recent Documents related to Child Contact Centres and Services

1. Written Evidence: National Association of Child Contact Centres (DAB82)
17/06/2020 - Bill Documents

Found: submitted by the National Association of Child Contact Centres (NACCC) (DAB82) 1.1 Amendment to the Domestic

2. CACHE - written evidence
27/06/2018 - Inquiry: Life chances - Education Committee
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Found: life chances - The opportunities to access such services is however not fair. Cost remains a barrier for

3. Detention and escorting: safeguarding children
19/11/2019 - Immigration Enforcement
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Found: Detention Services Order 19/2012 Safeguarding Children Policy November 201 9

4. Detention and escorting: safeguarding children
19/11/2019 - Home Office
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Found: Detention Services Order 19/2012 Safeguarding Children Policy November 201 9

5. Child Contact Centres and Services
18/07/2018 - APPGs

Found: the work of the National Association of Child Contact Centres in supporting children during separation;

Latest Documents
Recent Speeches related to Child Contact Centres and Services

1. Domestic Abuse Bill
14/04/2021 - Written Statements

1: evidence of our commitment to community-based services, the Government have committed to consult on the - Speech Link

2. Children: Care Homes
21/06/2021 - Lords Chamber

1: Will she take immediate steps to ensure that every child is safeguarded? We also see that, increasingly, - Speech Link
2: and the Association of Directors of Children’s Services, along with the College of Policing, quite clearly - Speech Link
3: local authorities when they are going to place a child in out-of-area care. A placement should always be - Speech Link

3. Domestic Abuse Bill
27/04/2021 - Lords Chamber

1: new Clause— “Contact centres Report on the use of contact centres in England (1) - Speech Link
2: introduce a set of national standards for child contact centres and services to which organisations and individuals - Speech Link

4. Domestic Abuse Bill
21/04/2021 - Lords Chamber

1: by experts in the field—including engaging with services such as Stay Safe East which work with victims - Speech Link
2: requirement for accreditation of child contact centres and services in relation to public and private - Speech Link

5. Domestic Abuse Bill
01/02/2021 - Lords Chamber

1: Majesty’s Inspector of Constabulary and Fire & Rescue Services, who has recently said:“Victims should - Speech Link
2: reluctant to report domestic abuse to the statutory services. Would you, one might ask, particularly to the - Speech Link
3: victims’ safety and access to justice. While some services may need to share data to ascertain an individual’s - Speech Link

Latest Speeches
Recent Questions related to Child Contact Centres and Services
1. Child Contact Centres
asked by: Darren Jones
16/07/2018
... what recent assessment he has made of adequacy of funding for supported contact centres by Cafcass.

2. Child Contact Centres
asked by: Seema Malhotra
28/03/2018
... what funding his Department has allocated to support the establishment and operation of child contact centres in England in each of the last five years.

3. Child Contact Centres: Domestic Violence
asked by: Dan Jarvis
08/07/2021
... how the cost of contact is assessed when a contact centre is used as part of domestic violence cases.

4. Child Contact Centres: Data Protection
asked by: Darren Jones
05/09/2018
... if he will ensure that any unresolved disputes around General Data Protection Regulation implementation will not prevent National Association of Child Contact Centres accredited support contact centres from receiving grants from the Children and Family Court Advisory and Support Service in 2019.

5. Child Maintenance Services: Maladministration
asked by: Peter Grant
29/04/2021
... what the total value of consolatory payments paid out for poor customer service by the Child Maintenance Service was in the 12 months since 16 March 2020.

Latest Questions
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5 Current APPG Officers
Baroness McIntosh of Pickering Portrait
Baroness McIntosh of Pickering
Co-Chair
Conservative - Life peer
Joined: 18th July 2018
6 APPG Memberships
Dance , Denmark , Food and Drink , Motor , Night Time Economy , Water
Lee Rowley Portrait
Lee Rowley
Vice Chair
Conservative - North East Derbyshire
Joined: 18th July 2018
Contact Details

Registered Contact:

Alex Norris MP, House of Commons, London, SW1A 0AA. Tel: 0207 219 3899.

Email: alex.norris.mp@parliament.uk

Public Enquiry Point:

Richard Daniels, National Association of Child Contact Centres, Second Floor Offices, Friary Chambers, 26-34 Friar Lane, Nottingham NG1 6DQ. Tel: 07432 684 324

Email: r.daniels@naccc.org.uk

No benefits in kind are on record for the Child Contact Centres and Services APPG

No direct financial benefits are on record for the Child Contact Centres and Services APPG

Former APPG Officers
Chris Leslie Portrait
Chris Leslie
Chair & Registered Contact
The Independent Group for Change - Former Member for Nottingham East
Joined: 18th July 2018
Departed: 5th November 2019
No other APPG Memberships
Stephen Pound Portrait
Stephen Pound
Officer
Labour - Former Member for Ealing North
Joined: 18th July 2018
Departed: 5th November 2019
No other APPG Memberships
Earl of Listowel Portrait
Earl of Listowel
Officer
Crossbench - Excepted Hereditary
Joined: 19th June 2019
Departed: 5th November 2019
No other APPG Memberships
Mike Kane Portrait
Mike Kane
Officer
Labour - Wythenshawe and Sale East
Joined: 18th July 2018
Departed: 5th November 2019
1 APPG Membership
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