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06 APR 2018

Re T (A Child) (Placement Order)[2018] EWCA Civ 650

Re T (A Child) (Placement Order)[2018] EWCA Civ 650

(Court of Appeal, McFarlane, Peter Jackson and Newey LJJ, 28 March 2018)

Public law children – Placement order – Grandmother refused approval by fostering panel – Judge finding that placement with grandmother was best option – Panel refused to reconsider decision

The grandmother’s appeal was allowed and the matter remitted for consideration of her position as foster carer.



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Case No: B4/2017/3411
Neutral Citation Number: [2018] EWCA Civ 650
IN THE COURT OF APPEAL (CIVIL DIVISION)
ON APPEAL FROM BIRMINGHAM CIVIL JUSTICE CENTRE
HHJ DOWDING
BM16C00243
Royal Courts of Justice
Strand, London, WC2A 2LL


Date: 28 March 2018
Before :


LORD JUSTICE McFARLANE
LORD JUSTICE PETER JACKSON
and
LORD JUSTICE NEWEY


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Re: T (A Child)


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Dorothy Seddon (instructed by Carvers Solicitors) for the Appellant
Deirdre Fottrell QC and Julien Foster (instructed by Birmingham City Council) for the Local Authority
Lucy Hendry (acting pro bono) for the Mother
Lawrence Messling (acting pro bono) for the Father
Nina Bache (instructed by Osborne & Co. Solicitors) for the Children’s Guardian


Hearing date: 13 March 2018


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Judgment

Judgment: 
Re T (A Child)(Placement Order) [2018] EWCA Civ 650.rtf
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