An increasing crescendo of public concern over recent months has concentrated on child sexual abuse, such that on 7 July 2014 the Home Secretary, Mrs Theresa May, announced in the commons the setting up an inquiry to ‘address two important public...
This is the document which has been sent to the judicial review court (High Court, Administrative Court). It is released on instructions from the applicant, a client of The Family Law Co, solicitors and David Burrows.
The Department for Education (DfE) has pledged to take steps to improve conditions for looked-after children.This came following the Consultation on Looked-after Children: Improving Permanence, which ran between September and November last year.
The documentary about Baby P and the resulting media storm asks why other agencies such as the police, Great Ormond Street Hospital and Ofsted did not come under the same scrutiny that social workers did.
Judgment: Application by Mother to take the child on holiday to China, which was opposed by Father because of a fear the Mother would not return her to the UK. The judge ruled that the risk of that happening was negligible and permission was granted.