Children’s rights legal digest – November 2022

In this issue, we share an October 2022 judgment in which the inherent jurisdiction of the High Court was used to authorise the deprivation of liberty of a 13 year-old child for the eighth time, after continued deprivation of her liberty in a hospital due to a lack of suitable, secure accommodation. The judgment contains … Read more

Teenagers across England asked: “what does care mean to you?”

Today, the #KeepCaringTo18 campaign group launches a call to action for 16 and 17 year-olds living in England. The campaign group wants to know what care looks and feels like to 16 and 17 year-olds, to help influence government policy. The views of all 16 and 17 year-olds are sought no matter where in England … Read more