14 March 2023
The Guardian newspaper reported the decision in Re X (Disclosure to Social Work England: Findings of Domestic Abuse)  EWHC 447 (Fam) with the headline, “social worker who abused ex-partner loses fight to keep details from regulator”. Reading that one might instinctively think, “well, of course he lost”. For my part, when I read beyond the Guardian’s journalism and into Knowles J’s 67 paragraph judgment in this matter, I may also have thought “well, of course he lost”.
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