Re C (A CHILD) sub nom Tower Hamlets London Borough Council v (1) M (2) F (3) C (A Child by his Guardian Ad Litem) (4) Secretary Of State For The Home Department (2016)

[2016] EWHC 3171 (Fam)



Alex Verdan KC
Chris Barnes


Family Division

Practice Areas

Public Children Law

The court refused to discharge a disclosure order made against the Secretary of State for the Home Department in care proceedings. The proceedings would not have been brought had the Metropolitan Police not informed the local authority that the child’s father held an Islamist extremist mindset; the local authority and the court had a legitimate interest in the information that had led to that conclusion.

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