Category Archive: Justice

Sep 11

Medway Council’s Emotional Abuse

A mother who says her two youngest children were wrongly taken into care by Medway Council was given a six-month suspended prison sentence at the end of last month by Judge Richard Polden Sara Root told Christian Voice her children were taken seven years ago for ‘emotional abuse’. District Judge Graham Green made a judgment …

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Jul 19

Medway dispute Mother guilty of ‘contempt’

A mother in dispute with social services was found guilty yesterday of contempt of court.  The case has not yet concluded so we shall refer to her as ‘SR’. Sitting at Maidstone County Court, in open court, Judge Richard Polden held ‘SR’ had  breached an injunction forbidding her from naming her children and reporting on …

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Jul 13

Medway Council took children because home ‘untidy’

A local authority took two children into care because a house was ‘untidy’, a mother has told Christian Voice. And now, seven years later, Medway Council are trying to send the mother to prison for speaking out about her case.  This is despite both children now being over eighteen.  Care proceedings end at eighteen. Medway …

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Jun 22

Bexley children finally go home

Four children from a family rent apart by false allegations two years ago have finally gone home. In early March 2017 Judge Diane Redgrave approved an agreement worked out between counsel for the parents, Hilary Pollock, and the London Borough of Bexley.  Bexley returned the children to their parents on 29th March. The Lord’s hand …

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Jun 20

Judge finds father in contempt of court again

A father in dispute with Medway Council narrowly escaped jail for contempt of court in Canterbury County Court last week for the second time in six months. Eugene Lukjanenko was charged with five breaches of an order made on 30th September 2015. The Order prohibited him from naming employees or ex-employees of the Council online. …

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Jun 13

Tories promise family courts reform

The Conservative Party promised reform of the family courts in their manifesto following a rooftop protest. It is of course open to argument whether the manifesto commitment was a response to the protest at the home of Edward Timpson.  Mr Timpson was Minister of State for Vulnerable Children and Families in the previous government.  It follows he …

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Apr 17

Theresa May’s Easter Message of Hypocrisy

Theresa May has left herself wide open to criticisms of hypocrisy after this year’s (2017) Easter message. The Prime Minister said ‘Easter is a moment to reflect’.  TEXT HERE In that case let us just reflect how her actions and those of Her Majesty’s Government measure up to what she said. We can go further …

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Apr 03

Islamic Extremism Unit launched

The Government has launched an Islamic Extremism unit, ‘A specialist team of ‘counter-terrorism experts aimed at tackling extremism in prisons’, as the BBC put it. The announcement comes in the wake of the Westminster terror attacks.  But unless they dissuade prison inmates from converting to Islam in the first place, their efforts will have little …

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Mar 10

Abortion Bill would apply up to birth

This baby at six weeks already has a beating heart.

A bill to decriminalise abortion is being brought before Parliament at 2.30pm on Monday 13th March 2017. Diana Johnson’s Reproductive Health (Access to Terminations): Ten Minute Rule Bill calls for abortion to be decriminalised.  It does this by repealing anti-abortion sections of the Offences against the Person Act 1861. Of course that will make the …

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