The Welsh Government has launched a consultation on the proposed amendments to the Adoption Agencies (Wales) Regulations 2005 and the Care Planning, Placement and Case Review (Wales) Regulations 2015....
MR A POWELL & MS L LOGAN GREEN (instructed by JMW Solicitors LLP) for the 1st Applicant MS M-L SAVAGE & MR S LUE (instructed by Freemans Solicitors) for the 2nd Applicant MR T HARRILL (instructed by Mills & Reeve LLP) for the 1st Respondent MR M KINGERLEY QC (instructed by Mander Cruickshank Solicitors) for the 2nd Respondent
Hearing date: 7th May
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I direct that pursuant to CPR PD 39A para 6.1 no official shorthand note shall be taken of this Judgment and that copies of this version as handed down may be treated as authentic.
MR JUSTICE KEEHAN
This judgment was delivered following a remote hearing conducted on a video conferencing platform and attended by the press. The judge has given leave for this version of the judgment to be published on condition that (irrespective of what is contained in the judgment) in any published version of the judgment the anonymity of the children and members of their family must be strictly preserved. All persons, including representatives of the media, must ensure that this condition is strictly complied with. Failure to do so will be a contempt of court.
Covid-19 Protocol: This judgment was handed down remotely by circulation to the parties’ representatives by email and release to BAILII. The date and time for hand-down is deemed to be at 10.30am on Monday 22nd June 2020.