‘Disgraceful’ – Judges condemn council that rushed through adoption of baby girl before her natural father could prevent it
The conduct of social workers who rushed through the adoption of a baby girl before her natural father could prevent it was damned as “disgraceful” by three senior judges yesterday.
Lord Justice Thorpe said the decision to place the child with adoptive parents 24 hours before the father was due in court to fight for his daughter gave the “clearest inference” that the council was out to “gain its ends by means more foul than fair”.
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