Oh this is a BAD one. LA social worker, lawyer, and to an extent counsel take a kicking, as do the police. If you work for Wakefield, I’d skip this one. Everyone else, I’m afraid this is a must read.
GD and BD (Children) 2016
- There are before the court two linked applications brought under the Human Rights Act 1998. The first application in time (10 December 2015) was filed by two children, namely GD, a girl now aged 9, and BD, a boy now aged 4. The second application (18 December 2015) was filed by their mother (MD). In each case the Claimants seek awards of damages and declarations. The claims arise from the conduct of two public authorities, Wakefield Metropolitan District Council (hereafter “the Local Authority”) and West Yorkshire Police, in the context of public law proceedings under Part IV of the Children Act 1989 between…
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