Corporate greed and commodification of children for corporate profit is the virus not the vaccine. Time for a public inquiry into misappropriation of taxpayers money for corporate greed. The hidden cost of judicial rubber-stamping local authority surmise/hysteria for private fostering/adoption is too high for society, especially in an age of ongoing austerity. The case for continuing with FDAC speaks for itself so abolishing is absurd and raises more questions than answers.
Welcome to another week.
As the ultra successful Family Drug And Alcohol Court (FDAC) looks set to close, Nick Crichton, the judge who pioneered the programme in the UK is calling on the government to keep the scheme alive.
The unit, which is the only family court to date that offers a personal, and proven programme for helping keep families suffering from substance abuse together, has been systematically rejected by local authorities around the country, who claim not to be able to see its value.
FDAC also prevents mothers dealing with addiction from losing their children, and entering an often unbreakable cycle of care proceedings, fostering or adoption plans, and a move to get pregnant again to cope with the loss once the child is taken, which in turn leads to more care proceedings and child removal orders.
The units are also saving the government a lot of money. Research…
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