Another systemically corrupt local authority beggars belief about effectiveness and credibility of UK child protection system!
I occasionally make reference to judgments where the Judge opens a can of whoop-ass on one party, usually the Local Authority. This one goes so far beyond a can, and even beyond a supermarket trolley filled with cans of whoop-ass that only the title I’ve selected will suffice to show just how much whoop-ass was being thrown about. And rightly so.
IF you are from Herefordshire CC, you may want to skip this particular post. Or at least get a very strong coffee before reading.
I’ll open with the conclusion:-
- My strongest criticism must be directed at this local authority. In the whole of my professional life I have rarely encountered such egregious and long-standing failures by a local authority. The worst of it is, I cannot after the closest possible enquiry, understand why or what motivated the local authority to fail these children, this mother and the interveners as…
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