Category Archives: HM Government

From #AusterityJustice to Access to #ProsperityJustice? #HLEThinkTank @MoJGovUK @JoshuaRozenbergQC

The future of Legal Aid and Litigants in Person: can we Safeguard Access to Justice? was an excellent event chaired by Joshua Rozenberg and organised by the Halsbury Law Exchange last night 22.09.2016. One of the four panellists was Steve Hynes, … Continue reading

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@educationgov #Children and #SocialWork Bill @UKHouseofLords: paving the way for predators?

Lord WARNER, as a former Director of Social Services, feels strongly about the need for protecting children in care from predatory adults. If you click on the image, you get to Parliament Live. The next reading will be on Wednesday … Continue reading

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@coe Beyond #Brexit: monitoring the implementation of #EU Resolution 2016/2575(RSP) to Safeguard the Best Interests of Children across the @EU

Sehr geehrter Herr Präsident, dear Political Group Leaders, In the wake of the UK Referendum and its repercussions, this is to request you to take into account the implementation of EU Resolution 2016/2575(RSP) on Safeguarding the Best Interests of the … Continue reading

Posted in Acting as McKenzie Friend, EU Commission, EU Parliament, Forced Adoption, HM Government, Petitions Committee, Public Interest Advocacy, Stolen Children of the UK | 5 Comments

@coe @MoJGovUK STOP the FORCED REMOVAL of CHILDREN from their PARENTS: Rising Trends in Care Statistics in UK, Germany and Sweden

This is the Executive Summary of a report I’ve called a ‘petition’. For I sent the 11-page text to the Petitions Secretariat and MEPs in Brussels. I also submitted it to my constituency MP Tulip Siddiq – for her to put … Continue reading

Posted in Acting as McKenzie Friend, EU Parliament, HM Government, Parliament, Parliamentary Petition, Petitions Committee, Public Interest Advocacy, Stolen Children of the UK | 5 Comments

@MoJ Who’s Afraid of #McKenzieFriends? Why? NO BAN on paid McKenzie Friends! #McKenzieAngels FLY!

The Lord Chief Justice‘s Consultation on Reforming the Courts’ Approach to McKenzie Friends came out on the day we won our ‘costs case‘: after we’ve been helping Melissa Laird in all sorts of roles in HMP Holloway, the Treasury Solicitor‘s Office … Continue reading

Posted in Acting as McKenzie Friend, Admin Court, Court of Appeal, HM Government, Master of the Rolls Office, Public Interest Advocacy, Right of Audience, Royal Courts of Justice, Secrecy Family Courts, The Judiciary, The Lord Chief Justice, Treasury Solicitor's Office | 2 Comments

@BarnetCouncil No Costs to pay in the case of Melissa Laird! #McKenzieFriends

NO COSTS TO PAY in what began as the Melissa Laird case, when we tried to prevent her from being deported – without her son – and without an oral hearing that had been scheduled…!!! Just the barrister who’ll send … Continue reading

Posted in Acting as McKenzie Friend, Barnet Council, Forced Adoption, HM Government, Judicial Review, Prison Visits, Public Interest Advocacy, Secrecy Family Courts, Social Services, Stolen Children of the UK, Treasury Solicitor's Office | 16 Comments

#FriendsandFamily @Lawrence_Jones @BBCNews @JeremyCorbyn @Nigel_Farage #BBCToday #interview OPEN EMAIL to Minister of Education Nicky Morgan MP

Dear Minister Nicky Morgan MP Open Email Your statement to BBC Today about removing babies at or shortly after birth has caused considerable outrage, to put it mildly. How you as a mother can deny the natural and human right … Continue reading

Posted in Acting as McKenzie Friend, EU Parliament, Forced Adoption, HM Government, House of Commons, Parliament, Parliamentary Petition, Petitions Committee, Public Interest Advocacy, Secrecy Family Courts, Stolen Children of the UK, UN Convention on Child Rights | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | 8 Comments

What is nobler in the mind: Human and #ChildRights in UK, EU or UN?

If professionals did do their jobs, volunteers would not be required; capitalism produced a world without poverty, Occupy would not have emerged; governments delivered what they promise before elections, Anonymous would not have been born; the judiciary was not discovered … Continue reading

Posted in Acting as McKenzie Friend, EU Parliament, Forced Adoption, HM Government, Local Councils, London Borough of Barnet, Paedophilia, Petition, Public Interest Advocacy, Secrecy Family Courts, Social Services, Stolen Children of the UK, UN Convention on Child Rights | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments

Audio file, photos and follow-up: BEST INTERESTS of #Children. Have they been well Served in #Europe? Round Table in #EUParliament – June 2nd

This event is a critical new beginning: a young Czech MEP takes the lead, after Latvian Tatjana Zdanoka MEP got us where we are in the EU Parliament. Latvian Laila Brice who has been fighting Merton Council for her daughter … Continue reading

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#McKenzieFriend observes: #secret #familycourt system is out of control; we remain victims of callous abuses of power

Subject: Re: F (A child) B4/2015/0711 URGENT Sent: 23 Apr 2015 13:22 by a very experienced McKenzie Friend: It appears clear from this order and from other orders I have seen produced by Lord Justice Ryder that he has now … Continue reading

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