I don’t like his posturing, his jumping on every available bandwagon, his readiness to ruin the reputation of others and the glee with which he does it.
Regular readers will be aware of my long standing interest in the Court of Protection. It was the Stephen Neary case, first published here, which opened the door to the ‘Transparency Pilot’ and the admissionContinue reading →
The Twilight World, that chamber of horrors complete with trick mirrors distorting reality, and ghostly shrieks from memories past, that some unfortunate individuals are forced to dwell in towards the end of their days.
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Lord Greville Janner’s loyal family and supporters are fighting a futile battle to preserve his reputation in the face of the disingenuous statements from both the CPS and the Leicestershire Police.
The CPS laid emphasis on theContinue reading →
Immigrants add to the full richness of British life.
There, I’ve said it. Now you can all land on my head and not bother to read the rest of the post.
There are aContinue reading →
Behind every great lawyer there is a woman – lugging an immense pile of court papers.
Those papers are known as the ‘court bundle’ – and since april of this year, there have been strenuous effortsContinue reading →
I had expected that I should have been writing a ‘Court of Protection’ story this morning, I spent the week-end bashing my head against possibly the most complex decision to ever emanate from the Court; however, the more I read,Continue reading →
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Blimey! You folk have really pi**ed off the authoritarian voice of social services. Congratulations – it does my heart good to see what a difference your voices made.
I was aware before that helping you makeContinue reading →
We need to ‘gird our loins’ and go to battle folks, I need your assistance on this one! Please retweet this post to anyone you think might pay attention, and kick into action those who you thinkContinue reading →
The ‘news’ has to be massaged and imbued with emotive content to interest the Media.
That which most of us would consider ‘news’ – citizens jailed without trial or representation; pension funds raided; savings devalued; citizens starved to death; citizens arrestedContinue reading →
Nietzsche, the German philosopher, said that marriage was ‘the will that moves two to create the one which is more than those who created it’.
Throughout history, human beings have ignored the cold words of theContinue reading →
From Hillsborough to Hillingdon in 24 hours. Here we go.
On Tuesday, Mark Neary, Father of Steven Neary, whose battles with the rotten borough of Hillingdon I have documented many times, Continue reading →
The Lord Chancellor, as he was fondly known and had been for about 1400 years, until Tony Blair sought to distance himself from the wallpapering disaster known as Derry Irvine, devising a system of Kremlin-lite titles until finallyContinue reading →
Social Services have long memories, and a messianic distaste for having their noses tweaked by those with more power then they.
Those with equally long memories will remember the case of Stephen Neary that we soContinue reading →
The focus of mental health activists for many years has been ‘deprivation of liberty’ – if you look at the case load of the majority of lawyers who claim to specialise in mental health legal abuses, youContinue reading →
Mention the name Enoch Powell, and within minutes someone will reference his ‘Rivers of Blood’ speech. Arguably, and sadly, that speech did nothing to change the marching speed of the progressives.
It was not theContinue reading →
As 2011 draws to a close I felt it time for me to put pen to paper and write about the Cheshire West case. This is another unfortunate ‘Deprivation of Liberty Case’ in which the Court ofContinue reading →
The Devil is always in the detail.
Time was when the only civil service ‘perk’ was the tea trolley merrily clanging its way along the corridors of power; they have become much more sophisticated at accruingContinue reading →
One of the defining features of Autism is the obsessive nature of repeat actions. Autistic children are quite capable of maintaining a week long smashing, grabbing, and screaming rage if they are prevented from carrying out someContinue reading →
If you were disabled, how much would you want to be protected? The thought occurred to me today whilst reading about the case of a disabled man living in care in one of the Court of Protection’sContinue reading →
The recent case of Steven Neary is the tip of the iceberg. Mark Neary is to be commended for winning his case, but the grim truth is that he is an exception and not the rule.
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