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Children’s services could be hit by deprivation of liberty burden after High Court ruling

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“Local authorities must consider whether looked-after children are being deprived of their liberty, but they cannot consent to the deprivation without applying to the High Court, a judge has confirmed.”

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Children’s services could be hit by deprivation of liberty burden after High Court ruling

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