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Monday
Jun112012

Victoria Derbyshire discusses Grandparents lack of legal rights

Victoria DerbyshireOn BBC Radio 5 live  Victoria Derbyshire today hosted a phone-in and debate on grandparents lack of legal rights to see their grandchildren. 

"Victoria hears from grandparents who've been arrested or cautioned after trying to contact their grandchildren after a family fall-out. As the law stands at the moment grandparents have no legal rights to see their grandchild. It means they can be denied access following rows with their children or after bitter divorce cases. Victoria speaks to grandparents and to a Conservative MP who says police are being too heavy handed."

The programme can be accessed on BBC iPlayer for 7 days. Alternatively you can download Victoria Derbyshire's Interviews of the Week podcast.