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Unqualified Experts used for adoption scandal

The link is to a story in the Daily Mail which relates to a news story on Channel 4 tonight.

It confirms what I have been saying for some time which is that care proceedings are routinely flawed. What is important about this report is that it is commissioned by the Family Justice Council (a system organisation).

Here is part of the article.
Life-changing decisions about the care of thousands of children are routinely being made on flawed evidence from poorly qualified ‘experts’ in the family courts, a damning study reveals.

More than a fifth of these vital reports are being produced by people who are completely unqualified, the Channel 4 News investigation found.
‘Experts’ used in hundreds of family court proceedings are frequently unqualified or unreliable, the study reveals.

In some cases, reports on parents or children are being given to courts by doctors who have not even seen the individuals concerned.

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Jake Maverick said…
"reports on parents or children are being given to courts by doctors who have not even seen the individuals concerned"

- does that not amount o fraud andd or perjury or something? should there not be soembody that you are legaally obliged to report these allegations to John? or do you have reason to believe the perps are protected by royal charter or soemthing? or you covered by that as well? why am i not banned from here? nothing you folk do makes any kind of discernible sensse! i might have to start ranting like a crazy man in a minute....

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