David Norgrove, who chaired the wide-ranging Family Justice review in 2011, will be in position for a further two-year term from 9th July 2014. He has been the body’s inaugural chair since it was set up in 2012.
The largest family justice reforms for a generation came into effect on 22nd April, following recommendations made by the review, and firmly put children at the heart of the system.
The Family Justice Review found the family justice system suffered from excessive delays, with care and supervision cases taking 56 weeks. These delays harmed children’s chances of finding a permanent home, potentially damaged their development and caused a great deal of distress.
The Government has now made major reforms, including:
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