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Re X (A Child - No 2) [2017] EWHC 1585 (Fam)
Date:11 JUL 2017
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Law Reporter

(Family Division, Sir James Munby, the President of the Family Division, 28 June 2017)

Public law children – Care order – 16-year-old girl placed in secure unit – No workable care plan for after release – Whether a care order should be made

A care order was made in respect of a 16-year-old girl who was currently detained in a secure unit.


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Neutral Citation Number: [2017] EWHC 1585 (Fam)
Case numbers omitted
IN THE HIGH COURT OF JUSTICE
FAMILY DIVISION
Sitting at KENDAL

Royal Courts of Justice
Strand, London, WC2A 2LL


Date: 28 June 2017

Before:

SIR JAMES MUNBY PRESIDENT OF THE FAMILY DIVISION

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In the matter of X (A Child) (No 2)

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Mr Michael Jones (instructed by the local authority) for the applicant Cumbria County Council
Ms Ginny Whiteley (instructed by Forresters) for X’s mother
Ms Rebecca Gregg (instructed by Gaynham King & Mellor) for X
Mr Simon Rowbotham (instructed by Denby & Co) for X’s guardian

Hearing date: 15 June 2017

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Judgment Approved 

This judgment was delivered in private. 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.


Judgment: Re X (A Child - No 2) [2017] EWHC 1585 (Fam).rtf
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