“Most people would be startled to learn how much of the child protection sector is now dominated by a handful of companies, most of them run by ex-social workers. These companies are paid huge sums by local authorities to make their fostering arrangements.”
Some statistics-Lord Justice James Munby
An article with some recent statistics on UK CPS and some history on their child laws.
Grandmother jailed for opposing local authority in child care case.
Story of a mother whose ordeal with UK Social Services began when she asked for help during a difficult pregnancy.
Article here by journalist Christopher Booker, who regularly writes on the UK child protection system. Published in March 2017 by The …
Report here by journalist Christopher Booker, who regularly writes on the UK child protection system. Published in March, 2017 by The …
Reflections on the imminent retirement of Lord Justice Munby, a brave judge who, as President of the Family Division of the British Court system that has jurisdiction over child care matters tried valiantly to bring Social Services to book.
Case of a mother deprived of her daughter when she complained to social workers about possible abuse by the estranged father.
“the social workers cite vague reasons based on opinion rather than testable evidence — they use terms such as ‘emotional abuse’ the use of which has soared by 70 per cent.”