Letter from Edward Timpson to directors of children’s services

This publication was published under the 2010 to 2015 Conservative and Liberal Democrat coalition government

Edward Timpson writes to all directors of children’s services (DCSs) highlighting the introduction of the single Family Court.


The letter also provides information on the 26-week timescale for care proceedings and related new statutory guidance. It has been written to promote the important changes being introduced as part of the family justice reforms.