COMMITTEE MEMBERS

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Baroness Lola Young

Committee Member

Leonie Jordan

Committee Member

Role(s) - Policy and Administration

Leonie Jordan is a solicitor who has worked in local government and private practice, primarily in the field of public child care law. She has worked also in the voluntary sector and, in recent years, has undertaken socio-legal policy and campaign work as well as developing and delivering training for social care professionals.

Julia Feast

Committee Member

Role(s) - Policy and Administration

Julia Feast OBE works as an independent Consultant, specialising in the life-long issues of being adopted, Care and Donor Conception. She is an experienced social worker, trainer and researcher and has several publications about the identity and information rights and needs of adopted people, adult care leavers and donor conceived people.

In the past she worked as the Policy, Research and Development Consultant for CoramBAAF and BAAF. Before then she was manager of the post-adoption and care counselling research project at The Children’s Society, worked as a local authority social worker and team manager, and also as a children’s guardian and reporting officer.

Peter Garsden

Committee Member

Role(s) - Website & Legal Advice

Peter is a Child Abuse Lawyer and Head of Department at Simpson Millar Solicitors.

Peter was one of the founder members, whose case Durham County Council v Dunn, was instrumental in changing the law in relation to care record access.

He advises on Legal Aspects, and is the website manager. For more detail click here

Trish Scott

Committee Member

Trish has worked in social care since the early 1970s both in residential and general social work with families and children and in adult service provision. Since 1995 Trish has mainly worked for Barnardo’s providing access to records for those in the care of the organisation and adopted. She has been involved with the Campaign to improve the rights and service provision of access to records for care experienced adults since 2005 and has been privileged to work alongside esteemed colleagues in the Group.

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