Re A (A Child) [2016] EWFC B101 (25 August 2016)

This case has been brought to our attention by the Transparency Project whose primary aim is to make Family Law clearer. In the judgment His Honour Judge Gareth Jones rejects a local authority care plan for a child the subject of care proceedings.  The Project’s briefing on the case is accessible by clicking here.

This case is not an authority from a higher court but highlights the impact of the Social Services and Well-being (Wales) Act 2014 and its social care provisions for children in need of care and support and care proceeding in Wales under the Children Act 1989 – and has been published on the official court reporting service Bailii.