Category Archive: Family Law (Public)

Jun 23

ENGLAND – Thousands of mothers have multiple babies removed

Thousands of mothers over the past seven years have had successive children removed by family courts in England, the BBC has learned.   One case saw two judges remove 15 successive babies from the same mother   Court records for that period show 7,143 mothers were involved in repeat care cases – affecting 22,790 children. …

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Jun 09

UK – Britain’s missing babies: How thousands of children have disappeared from council care in the last two years – and one infant still can’t be found

Almost 5,000 children  – including babies – disappeared from council care 19 babies have vanished for months at a time, the figures reveal The statistics, unveiled under FOI, have been called ‘alarming’ by NSPCC   Almost 5,000 children  – including babies – have disappeared from council care in the past two years, new figures have …

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Jan 18

ENGLAND – Baby P council apologises for failings in Child T abuse case

Haringey council says it should have intervened more swiftly in case of toddler who at one point had 50 bruises on his body     The council that dealt with the Baby P and Victoria Climbié cases has apologised after failing to prevent the abuse of a toddler who suffered extensive injuries at the hands …

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Jan 18

ENGLAND – Child death reviews: improving the use of evidence

A study investigating how to make better national use of the information collected through the child death review processes. Documents Child death reviews: improving the use of evidence Ref: ISBN 978-1-78105-264-8, DFE-RR303 PDF, 711KB, 72 pages     Child death reviews: improving the use of evidence: brief Ref: ISBN 978-1-78105-265-5, DFE-RB303 PDF, 167KB, 9 pages …

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Jan 18

ENGLAND – Ofsted launches new single inspection for children’s services

Ofsted’s new single framework for the inspection of local authority services for vulnerable children will come into effect from November 2013. The framework will bring together child protection, services for looked after children and care leavers, and local authority fostering and adoption services.   Inspection gradings have been revised so that anything less than ‘good’ …

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Jan 18

ENGLAND – Cafcass chief wary over recent fall in care applications

The head of the Children and Family Court Advisory and Support Service (Cafcass) has dampened hopes that a recent decrease in new care applications represents the start of a sustained fall in children needing protection.   Douglas expects care applications to remain at a high level despite recent falls Cafcass chief executive Anthony Douglas said …

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