07 AUG 2017

Re X (A Child) (No 3) [2017] EWHC 2036 (Fam)

Re X (A Child) (No 3) [2017] EWHC 2036 (Fam)
(Family Division, Sir James Munby P, 3 August 2017)

Public law children – Secure accommodation – 17-year-old with severe mental difficulties – Urgent placement not available

A hearing was reconvened to make arrangements for the vulnerable girl’s release from a detention centre.



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Neutral Citation Number: [2017] EWHC 2036 (Fam)
Case number omitted
IN THE HIGH COURT OF JUSTICE
FAMILY DIVISION
Sitting at MANCHESTER
Judgment handed down at LIVERPOOL

Royal Courts of Justice
Strand, London, WC2A 2LL


Date: 3 August 2017

Before:

SIR JAMES MUNBY PRESIDENT OF THE FAMILY DIVISION
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In the matter of X (A Child) (No 3)

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Mr Michael Jones (instructed by the local authority) for the applicant Cumbria County Council
Ms Rebecca Gregg (instructed by Gaynham King & Mellor) for X
Mr Simon Rowbotham (instructed by Denby & Co) for X’s guardian
Mr Mungo Wenban-Smith (instructed by Hill Dickinson LLP) for the relevant NHS Clinical Commissioning Group
Ms Elizabeth Wheeler (of DAC Beachcroft LLP) for NHS England 

Hearing dates: 31 July, 1 August 2017

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Judgment Approved


Judgment: Re X (A Child)(No 3) [2017] EWHC 2036 (Fam).rtf

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