Re C (Children) (Fact-Finding)

Family proceedings – Orders in family proceedings. Although the judge might have been expected to find that the parents had been far too slow to see the dangers in the situation for their 15-year-old daughter having been seen in the back of a car with a man ten years her senior and to have added that to his threshold findings as an example of their inability to protect, that had no bearing on the outcome of the local authority's appeal. The Court of Appeal, Civil Division, in dismissing the appeal, held that the authority's arguments could not succeed.

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