CM v Blackburn with Darwen Borough Council [2014] EWCA Civ 1479

By: Juliet
On: Wednesday, 26 November, 2014

(Court of Appeal, Beatson, Ryder, Underhill LJJ, 18 November 2014)

Public law children – Care proceedings – Dual track planning – Whether care plan conflicted with Re B and Re B-S

The full judgment is available below.

The mother’s appeal from a placement order on the basis that dual track planning conflicted with the requirement that ‘nothing else would do’ was dismissed.

The 5-year-old child was made the subject of an interim care order and placed with foster carers due to local authority concerns of neglect, parental drug use and the mother’s relationships with inappropriate partners. Although she was placed with the maternal …read more

Source: Family Law News