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Catholic nuns raise 'bias' issue over child abuse inquiry chairwoman - Telegraph.co.uk

Catholic nuns raise 'bias' issue over child abuse inquiry chairwoman - Telegraph.co.uk | Children In Law | Scoop.it
The religious groups have expressed concerns that Susan O'Brien QC will end up acting as judge
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Mr Justice Cobb joins Family Law editorial board

Mr Justice Cobb joins Family Law editorial board | Children In Law | Scoop.it
Jordan Publishing is pleased to announce that The Hon. Mr Justice Cobb has joined the editorial boards of the ​Family Law Reports and the ​Family Law journal as Consultant Editor.
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Family Procedure (Amendment No. 2) Rules 2015

Family Procedure (Amendment No. 2) Rules 2015 | Children In Law | Scoop.it
SI: Rules 2 to 17 come into force on 17th July 2015. Rules 24 and 25 come into force on 31st July 2015. The remainder of these Rules come into force on 24th August 2015.
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Father drops legal proceedings against runaway mother Rebecca Minnock - Telegraph.co.uk

Father drops legal proceedings against runaway mother Rebecca Minnock - Telegraph.co.uk | Children In Law | Scoop.it
She expressed fears about the emotional damage sending her to prison would cause to their son Ethan
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Family court statistics quarterly: January to March 2015 - Publications - GOV.UK

Family court statistics quarterly: January to March 2015 - Publications - GOV.UK | Children In Law | Scoop.it
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The place of residential care in the English child welfare system

The place of residential care in the English child welfare system | Children In Law | Scoop.it
The Department for Education has released a research report into the place of residential care in the English child welfare system.
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Children in care failed by government, say MPs - BBC News

Children in care failed by government, say MPs - BBC News | Children In Law | Scoop.it
Children in care 'get a raw deal' and the government is not doing enough to help them, MPs have said in a report.
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A (A Child), Re [2014] EWHC 4836 (Fam) (13 June 2014)

A (A Child), Re [2014] EWHC 4836 (Fam) (13 June 2014) | Children In Law | Scoop.it
"This family has been engaged in litigation for almost as long as is possible under the Children Act" - http://t.co/wtkvRqtQ7W
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Prime Minister announces child protection taskforce

Prime Minister announces child protection taskforce | Children In Law | Scoop.it
A child protection taskforce has been established to drive government reforms in the area, it has been announced.
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Re T (Children) [2015] EWCA Civ 606 - Family Law Week

Re T (Children) [2015] EWCA Civ 606
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Care proceedings with respect to ten of the fifteen children born to a mother were commenced in the Bournemouth Family Court on 14th February 2014.
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Independent review launched into links between care and custody

Prison Reform Trust asks Lord Laming to chair investigation
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200,000 children slide further into poverty

200,000 children slide further into poverty | Children In Law | Scoop.it
An additional 200,000 children now live in poverty, new government figures reveal.
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Discharge of care order (IRO takes a kicking)

Discharge of care order  (IRO takes a kicking) | Children In Law | Scoop.it
 
One of my commentators asked me this week whether there were many authorities on discharge of Care Orders. I can’t claim any credit for the fact that a case has now turned up.
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The Adoption statistics

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The Government have published their statistics (there’s a time delay, so these are the stats up to Autumn 2014) https://www.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/436613/ALB_Business_Intelligence_Quarter_3_2014_to_2015.pdf  ...
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Father drops case against runaway mum Rebecca Minnock - BBC News

Father drops case against runaway mum Rebecca Minnock - BBC News | Children In Law | Scoop.it
A woman who fled with her young son during a custody battle is told she "owes her liberty" to the boy's father, who has dropped the case against her.
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Family Lore Case Digest: A v London Borough of Islington [2015] EWFC B80 (19 May 2015)

Family Lore Case Digest: A v London Borough of Islington [2015] EWFC B80 (19 May 2015) | Children In Law | Scoop.it
A v London Borough of Islington [2015] EWFC B80 (19 May 2015): Care proceedings. application by mot... http://t.co/FJnZ7UwoSl #familylaw
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Legal aid statistics: January to March 2015 - Publications - GOV.UK

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Children’s centres successfully targeting disadvantaged families

Children’s centres successfully targeting disadvantaged families | Children In Law | Scoop.it
The Department for Education (DfE) has released a series of research reports into children's centres in England.
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Public worry about child welfare highlighted in survey

Public worry about child welfare highlighted in survey | Children In Law | Scoop.it
The number of adults worried about the welfare of a child in their neighbourhood has jumped by eight per cent in a single year.
Charity Action for Children polled 2,500 adults for an annual survey.
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Child sexual exploitation referrals rose 31% last year

Child sexual exploitation referrals rose 31% last year | Children In Law | Scoop.it
Local authorities received more than 11,000 referrals about child sexual exploitation in the past two years, while support for child victims has fallen
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King's Lynn and West Norfolk Council v Bunning [2013] EWHC 3390 (QB) - Family Law Week

King's Lynn and West Norfolk Council v Bunning [2013] EWHC 3390 (QB) Family Law Week The LAA, by contrast, submits that the previous law was more complex in its application and the matter has now been clarified and simplified by deeming...
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