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Re X (A Child) (No 4) [2017] EWHC 2084 (Fam)
Date:14 AUG 2017
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Law Reporter

(Family Division, Sir James Munby, the President of the Family Division, 7 August, 2017)

Public law children – Secure accommodation – 17-year-old with severe mental health difficulties – Lack of suitable placement

The President was satisfied that the proposed placement on a CAMHS PICU would meet the girl’s welfare needs.

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Neutral Citation Number: [2017] EWHC 2084 (Fam)
Case number omitted
IN THE HIGH COURT OF JUSTICE
FAMILY DIVISION
Sitting at the ROYAL COURTS OF JUSTICE

Royal Courts of Justice
Strand, London, WC2A 2LL


Date: 7 August 2017


Before:

SIR JAMES MUNBY PRESIDENT OF THE FAMILY DIVISION
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In the matter of X (A Child) (No 4)

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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
Ms Rachael Watkinson (of Hill Dickinson LLP) for the relevant NHS Clinical Commissioning Group
Ms Elizabeth Wheeler (of DAC Beachcroft LLP) for NHS England 

Hearing date (by conference telephone call): 7 August 2017
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Judgment Approved 


SIR JAMES MUNBY PRESIDENT OF THE FAMILY DIVISION

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 4) [2017] EWHC 2084 (Fam).rtf
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