A MOTHER is taking her fight to the European Court of Human Rights after she was forbidden from seeing her three-year-old daughter because she is not “clever enough” to look after her.
Yes, you read that right. Self-important bureaucrats have seized her daughter because she isn't smart enough to keep her.
But..."declaration by a psychiatrist that Rachel, 24, has no learning difficulties and “good literacy and numeracy and [that] her general intellectual abilities appear to be within the normal range”."
So she is smart enough. Monkeys have babies, I don't understand why the UK thinks someone of normal intelligence can't manage it.
Now, now, princewally, this isn't fair. Of course the government will allow subjects to have some form of recourse.
Her attempts to fight Nottingham city council’s adoption of her daughter have been hampered because her case was taken over by the official solicitor, the government-funded lawyer who acts for those unable to represent themselves. He was brought in to represent Rachel’s interests because she was judged to be intellectually incapable of instructing her own solicitor. He declined to contest the council’s adoption application, despite her wish to do so.
You gotta remember, government hacks will always back the government play. Always. Don't think it won't happen here.