Another expose of state-sanctioned harm to a child, where thankfully forcible, non-consensual adoption has been refused. A damning indictment of the fifth column of overzealous anti-social workers who operate as a blight on their profession. Through false, misleading and inaccurate reporting for court at taxpayers expense such candle-snuffers of family life inflict without compunction the very harm they’re entrusted to protect children in families in society from. The individuals concerned really should be named and shamed and declared unfit to practice until at least they’re certified as cured of their hubris and God-complex. Time for root and branch reform of local authorities and social services complaints departments marking their own homework is long overdue …
Once in a while, I come across a line in a judgment that makes me pull up sharply. Whilst my eyes rove over the screen full of Brussels II and run of the mill sets of care proceedings, every now and then you find a diamond in a sea of coal.
This is one of those.
18.What this judgment is not – Although I realise it may seem somewhat odd to include a paragraph under that heading I consider that it is necessary to do so.
Okay, you had me at hello.
This is a judgment by His Honour Judge Wildblood QC
Re ABC (A child) 2017
So, what is this judgment not?
Therefore this judgment is not:
i) A determination by me of the merit of the grandmother’s complaints. The Local Authority, in its submissions, stresses that point whilst, at the same time, having made submissions and filed…
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