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Family Court reporting pilot “risks failure” without improvement in flow of information between court and press, says Family President

8th June 2023

Local Government Lawyer

A review of the family court reporting pilot carried out by the Transparency Implementation Group (TIG) has highlighted “issues that require guidance”.

The reporting pilot was launched in family courts in Cardiff, Leeds and Carlisle on 30 January 2023.

The President of the Family Division, Sir Andrew McFarlane, said the aim of the pilot was to introduce “a presumption that accredited media and legal bloggers may report on what they see and hear during family court cases, subject to strict rules of anonymity”.

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