This decision was delivered in private to the parties and their lawyers. They may not show or otherwise communicate this decision or its contents to any other person. Any party or their lawyers wishing to show or inform any other person about the decision or any other person wishing to see the decision must first come back to court and obtain the permission of His Honour Judge Richard Clarke.
The judge has given leave for this version of the decision to be published on condition that (irrespective of what is contained in the decision) in any published version of the decision the anonymity of the children and members of their family must be strictly preserved. All persons, including representatives of the media, must ensure that this condition is strictly complied with. Failure to do so will be a contempt of court.
Neutral citation number:  EWFC 106
Case No: WD21C00698
In the Family Court sitting at Watford
12 September 2022
His Honour Judge Richard Clarke
Hertfordshire County Council
(3) Older sibling
(4) Child, children represented by their Guardian, Claire Chambers