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Following the decision of the Supreme Court in CN v Poole Borough Council [2019] UKSC 25, [2020] AC 780, and the narrowing of the...
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The Children and Social Work Act 2017 introduced a new duty on local authorities to provide Personal Adviser support to all care leavers...
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Until recently, children who have suffered abuse that might have been avoided but for inadequate intervention by childrens social...
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In the case of R (SG) v London Borough of Haringey  John Bowers QC, sitting as a Deputy High Court Judge, made a curious finding that...
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It's one thing to have a well intentioned policy; it's another to commit to it by proper funding.  In 2014 the government introduced a...
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In R (OA) v London Borough of Redbridge (unreported), 21st March 2016 the Claimant had challenged the failure of the authority to conduct...
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The use by local authorities of the power under section 20 of the Children Act 1989 to accommodate and look after a child, rather than to...
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In a number of recent cases the High Court has had opportunity to consider the law relating to section 17 Children Act 1989 assessments,...