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The Mindful Policy Group MPG, with Dr Penelope Leach, invited Sir Paul Coleridge to attend their conference in September 2014. This briefing paper warns that this conference will be a platform for the opinion of Dr Penelope Leach, rather than a forum for critical examination, which will not be in the interests of children.


"Very many thanks for sending me a copy of your interesting and informative guide on 'even Toddlers Need Fathers'. I much appreciate your drawing my attention to it"

Professor Sir Michael Rutter, 13 March 2002


"It was thoughtful of you to enclose a copy of your book 'even Toddlers Need Fathers' and Her Majesty has noted your concerns"
Buckingham Palace, 26 July 2006​


A "history of responsible campaigning and writing on issues relating to family relationships"

Lord Justice Thorpe, Vice President of the UK Family Division, 30 July 2004


"I am very grateful to all those, like yourself who have written and particularly where you have been able to demonstrate your own thinking from the experiences you have had. Congratulations on your battle"
The former Home Secretary, and dad, David Blunkett, 22 March 2005​

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