Appeal judges have ordered a rehearing of a care case after finding a decision to place two children for adoption had been made without a proper consideration of long-term fostering options.

The judges upheld an appeal against the adoption order brought by the children’s parents but warned it should not be seen as “any sort of victory” on the part of the father, who had displayed “destructive” behaviour over months and focused his case on the “lies and abuse” he felt were perpetrated by social workers. You can read more here.

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