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Policy » Early years
19 April 2001
In response to the report from the Childcare Commission published today calling for greater support for families, Fathers Direct, the national information centre for fatherhood issued the following statement. 
Policy » Early years
21 March 2001
Fathers Direct, the national information centre for fatherhood, today urged the Government to publicise the granting of full parental responsibility to unmarried fathers who register their children’s birth jointly with the mother of the child.