Welcome to the blog of Anthony Douglas, Chief Executive of Cafcass. Anthony will be blogging each month, sharing news from Cafcass and talking about the family justice system at large.
Wednesday April 10, 2013
Cafcass Chief Executive Anthony Douglas discusses the potential impact of legal aid changes on family courts.
Tuesday March 12, 2013
The first two months of 2013 have seen more record volumes of care applications and private law applications to court, the latter no doubt in order to start some cases before the Legal Aid eligibility changes take effect in April. Despite these increases, we have also been completing record numbers of cases through faster working.