Grandmother step

24th March 2000 at 00:00
A LEADING think-tank is supporting grandparents who want a change in the law so they can apply for a court order to see their grandchildren.

The call from the Family Policy Studies Centre comes in the face of growing evidence that thousands of grandparents are cut off from teir grandchildren each year as a result of divorce, separation and resulting feuds.

In contrast, Middlesex University researchers found that grandmothers are increasingly disenchanted with being asked to look after their grandchildren when their daughters divorce.

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