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Court of Protection demo and the royal wedding

The countdown to the royal wedding has begun. It is only hours away. Incredibly, police have granted one pressure group permission to demonstrate outside Westminster Abbey straight after the nuptials between Prince William and Kate. While we continue to be in a complete tizz about privacy and super injunctions, that’s nothing compared to the secrecy surrounding our Court of Protection, as...
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Bruce Oldfield and the UK’s “inhumane” adoption system

Bruce Oldfield, the renowned couture dress designer, kindly contributed the foreword to Francesca Polini’s terrific book Mexican Takeaway which describes her adventures in Mexico where she adopted a daughter after being rejected by her local authority in London. Bruce reflects on his experiences as a foster child and the “obsessive bureaucracy” of our present adoption system in...
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