A boy born in the UK to a Hungarian mother has been put up for adoption by the High Court. In what the judge described as “a very sad case”, the mother arrived in the UK when she was two months pregnant.
Women in prison will receive help to maintain family ties while incarcerated, the government has announced. Newly appointed ‘family engagement workers’ will offer emotional and practical support to inmates in all public sector women’s prisons.
The High Court has allowed “limited, controlled disclosure” of a case involving the death of a child to the media. The child was one of six in her family. Following her death, the other five were taken into foster care.
Women in custody will be given help to maintain vital ties with their families through the introduction of family engagement workers in all public sector women’s prisons, Justice minister Simon Hughes has announced.