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'I will never forget my FDAC team': justice minister and Family Division president hear mother's success story

23rd October 2023

The Law Gazette

The president of the Family Division has backed the expansion of a substance abuse problem-solving court scheme – telling ministers and parliamentarians that they should be in every court.

Sir Andrew McFarlane was speaking at the end of a Centre for Justice Innovation event in the House of Lords yesterday to mark 15 years of family drug and alcohol courts (FDAC), which was attended by justice minister Lord Bellamy.

The event had earlier heard from a mother who was reunited with her children after going through the FDAC process.

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