Karen Buck – 2016 Parliamentary Question to the Ministry of Justice

The below Parliamentary question was asked by Karen Buck on 2016-03-01.

To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, how many times local authorities in England have been subject to a judicial review of section 17 of the Children Act 2004 in each of the last five years.

Caroline Dinenage

HMCTS does not collect data to the level of detail required to identify local authorities or social service authorities, or applications in respect of the Children Act 2004. The information can only be collated at disproportionate cost.