About the Family Law Week blog

The Family Law Week Blog is a companion site to Family Law Week. It complements the news, cases and articles published on Family Law Week with additional comment and coverage of the wider aspects of family law.

The Blog is edited by Jacqui Gilliatt, of 4 Brick Court and Lucy Reed, of St Johns Chambers.

Friday, 25 January 2008

Media round up

BBC Radio 4's File on Four on Tuesday featured an interview with Lord Laming on the progress, or rather lack of it, of child protection agencies to implement his recommendations.


Woman's Hour on Monday discussed expert witnesses in light of the Keran Henderson case and interviewed Consultant Paediatrician, Dr Heather Payne. Dr Payne is also behind a new website Professionals Against Child Abuse .


You and Yours is running a series on Social Care (in conjunction with Woman's Hour.

10 children, thought to have been forced into crime, have been removed into the care of Slough Borough Council following police raids, the BBC reports .

The Guardian reports on the findings of the British Social Attitudes Survey which show a Britain increasingly tolerant of alternative family arrangements except in the area of housework - woman are still doing the bulk of the laundry!

There is an interesting post on Pink Tape's blog commenting on an article by Dr Hibbert on Attachment Problems Among Lawyers.

The Telegraph reports on the apparent plans to scrap adoption targets .

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