Hollywood Actor Backs UK Family Court Campaign

Researching Reform

Hollywood actor and activist Michael Sheen, has backed a campaign started on Change.org asking the British government to address domestic abuse, children’s rights, and the need for Family Court reform in the UK. The petition has gathered over 117,000 signatures.

Michael Sheen, who has an OBE for his services to drama, is also a passionate activist who writes and speaks about social and cultural change. Sheen tweeted his support for the Change campaign on 22nd August, and has also made the campaign’s profile picture his Twitter avatar.

MS Tweet.pngResearching Reform highlighted the petition, started by Rachel Williams and Teresa Whittaker, at the beginning of August, when their campaign led to a debate in the House of Commons in which Labour MP for Birmingham Yardley, Jess Phillips, called on the government to investigate child welfare body CAFCASS over its failings to protect vulnerable children and parents inside the Family Court. Rachel…

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