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Family Justice Council 11th Annual Debate transcript and podcast available

‘Parental autonomy and a child’s best interests: Should the courts have the final say?’

The Family Justice Council held its 11th Annual Debate and panel discussion in London on Tuesday, 21 November 2017. The topic for this year's debate focused on the court's role in sanctioning medical treatment and the withdrawal of medical treatment of children.  The motion read:
"Parental autonomy and a child's best interests: Should the courts have the final say?"

The event was chaired by the Right Honourable Sir James Munby, President of the Family Division of the High Court and Chairman of the Family Justice Council. The speakers were:

To read a transcript of proceedings or to download a podcast, click here.