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[19 Jan 2010 | No comments | 88 views]
Why are the Tories running scared?

Those of us who can still remember earlier days of this Labour government, will recall that the Conservative party had some pretty radical ideas about transforming family law when they were in opposition before the last general election. These included a promise to abolish CAFCASS (though I don’t think they ever said exactly what they’d replace it with!).
The personalities involved seemed to have a really good grip on the problems with our current system. I particularly remember Theresa May, Tim Loughton and Dominic Grieve all appeared to understand the issues.
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[15 Oct 2009 | No comments | 309 views]

When couples split, “there should be a default mechanism for shared responsibility unless there is a welfare reason not to” said Tim Loughton, speaking at a Tory Conference fringe meeting last week.
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