Manchester no longer needs prioritisation protocol in family court
7th December 2023
The prioritisation protocol brought in to help mitigate ‘system-wide pressures’ in the family justice system has ended across Greater Manchester.
Cafcass, which represents the interests of children and young people in the family court, introduced its prioritisation protocol during the pandemic.
The scheme is used for cases where children and families need a faster response to their case.
Cafcass said the protocol aims to mitigate system-wide pressures caused by a combination of increase demand for its services, delays in concluding proceedings and challenges in maintaining capacity.
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