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The most senior family court judge in England and Wales has apologised after taking nearly eight months to produce a written ruling on a case involving Home Office ministers and a girl feared to be at risk of female genital mutilation.

Sir Andrew McFarlane (pictured), president of the Family Division of the High Court, blamed the “inordinate delay” on “pressure of other work”.

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