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' … Nor is there any arguable basis for saying that it wrongly struck the balance as between the various competing demands it had to evaluate: the right of the public to know; the quite separate right of the father to demand not merely access to but also to be supplied with a copy; and, most important of all, though not of itself determinative, the compelling demands of X's welfare.'He did not give F the opportunity to go away and plead his permission application more fully in terms of any Convention rights. He rejected there being errors of law and attempted no ‘anxious scrutiny’ beyond the above.
' From 2013 there will be a national panel of independent experts to advise LSCBs about the initiation and publication of SCRs. The role of the panel will be to support LSCBs in ensuring that appropriate action is taken to learn from serious incidents in all cases where the statutory SCR criteria are met and to ensure that those lessons are shared through publication of final SCR reports …'The President treats Working Together as being guidance under s 16(2). The above para  is not conclusive on publication, but its meaning and effect on F’s case should perhaps have been considered by the High Court?