(Family Division, MacDonald J, 19 January 2021)
Public law children – Special guardianship – Prohibited steps order – Change of religion – Designated local authority
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Case No: MA20P02172/NR18C01387
IN THE HIGH COURT OF JUSTICE
Date: 19 January 2021
Salford City Council
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Fifth to Ninth Respondents
Ms Ruth Cabeza (instructed by Manchester City Council) for the Applicant
Ms Lorraine Cavanagh QC and Ms Niamh Ross (instructed by Fosters Solicitors) for the First Respondent
The Second Respondent did not appear and was not represented
Ms Elizabeth Isaacs QC and Ms Yvonne Healing (instructed by Kenneth Bush Solicitors) for the Third and Fourth Respondents
Ms Caroline Leggeat (instructed by Alfred Newton Solicitors) for the Fifth to Ninth Respondents
Hearing dates: 18 December 2020
I direct that no official shorthand note shall be taken of this Judgment and that copies of this version as handed down may be treated as authentic. Covid-19 Protocol: This judgment was handed down remotely by circulation to the parties' representatives by email. The date and time for hand-down is deemed to be at 10.30am on 19 January 2021.