Sir Andrew McFarlane explains why he won’t use the word “Crisis”

Sir Andrew McFarlane, the President of the Family Division, has said that it is not helpful to those working in the family justice system for the word “crisis” to continue to be used. He noted that his predecessor, Sir James Munby, had used the term when referring to the inability of the court system to sustain the prompt and timely determination of public law children cases.

For Sir Andrew’s speech, click here.