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CARE PROCEEDINGS: Re M (Children) [2011] EWCA Civ 1035
Date:5 SEP 2011

(Court of Appeal; Thorpe, Longmore and Stanley Burnton LJJ; 1 July 2010)

The Court of Appeal endorsed the judge's decision to make an interim care order solely to give the local authority power to tell the children about their father's history and conviction for abusing his children from his previous marriage. The judge's personal views were an inevitable part of any welfare decision and his judgment had been admirably balanced.