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It isn’t over yet for Theresa May – but her time is nearly up . . .

It seems that 40 MPs have written to the chair of the Conservative 1922 committee, Graham Brady,  

If another eight write to him, it will trigger a leadership election in the Conservative Party. 139 more words

Politics

Deckchairs on the legal Titanic? The Re X saga continues

In Re KT & Ors EWCOP 1, Charles J has returned – again – to the vexed question of how Re X applications (now, strictly, … 1,419 more words

Put paid to what you say, and put your money where your mouth is

That’s a line from one of my favourite Wonder Stuff songs, “Unbearable”, where the chorus goes “I didn’t like you very much when I met you / I didn’t like you very much when I met you / I didn’t like you very much when I met you / and now I like you even less” 4,170 more words

Court Of Protection

Medication, ooh, medication, medication - that's what you need

An interesting case decided by Recorder Howe QC, which touches on a number of important legal principles (and also to boot contains a lot of masterful understatement like this :- “Unfortunately, T was not proficient with the use of the toaster”) 3,958 more words

Case Law

BREAKING: MV Seaman Guard Crew Acquitted by Indian Court

BREAKING

Human Rights at Sea has been informed that the entire crew, including the six British maritime security guards known as the ‘Chennai 6’, have been acquitted of all charges by an Indian Court. 133 more words

Human Rights

Parents can consent to restriction of liberty for children under 18, Court of Appeal rules

This appeal overturns Keehan J’s decision that whilst a parent could consent to a foster care arrangement that involves a restriction of liberty for a child under 16 (which thus means that it does not require either Secure Accommodation or court authorisation), they cannot do so for a child aged 16-17 and 363 days. 1,866 more words

Case Law

Can a family member or care worker be appointed as a Representative or Litigation Friend if they are partly responsible for constituting a Deprivation of Liberty?

SCC v MSA & Another (2017) EWCOP 18

This case looked at the issues of where a Protected Party’s mother should act as his Rule 3A representative, in light of the fact that she was the person responsible for implementing a restrictive care regime that constituted a deprivation of liberty. 900 more words

Court Of Protection