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Family justice: In the slow lane

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David Norgrove, who has been given the job of reviewing the way family law works in England and Wales, wants to reduce delays in the courts to a legal limit of six months by asking judges to no longer scrutinise detailed plans for children in care, but instead give local authorities more responsibility. Sanchia Berg reports on the concerns these plans are causing within the courts.


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