The Conservatives and Liberal Democrats are cracking their knuckles and doing warm-up stretches in preparation for the debate on the ContactPoint regulations tomorrow. From the Lords’ Order Paper:
Children Act 2004 Information Database (England) Regulations 2007 Lord Adonis to move that the draft Regulations laid before the House on 4 July be approved.
To whichBaroness Morris, leading for the Conservatives has tabled the following amendment:
at end to insert “but this House regrets that adequate safeguards are not in place to ensure the protection of the information collected”.
While Baroness Walmsley, for the Liberal Democrats has tabled this one:
at end to insert “but this House regrets that the cost is likely to be disproportionate to the benefit and could have been more effectively and safely spent on professional staff”.