Media gets the go-ahead to report family proceedings
19th January 2023
Journalists will be able to report on family court proceedings for the first time as part of a new pilot in a ‘big cultural change’ to the Family Division. The hope is that the Transparency Reporting Pilot, to be conducted at three courts, will improve transparency and accountability.
In a remote briefing last night, Mrs Justice Lieven, liaison judge for the Midlands Circuit, explained the pilot to more than 100 guests. It follows president of the Family Division Sir Andrew McFarlane’s review of transparency in the family court last year.
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