Does a special guardianship order remove parental responsibility from the child’s parent?

A special guardianship is a formal court order which permanently places a child with someone. They usually have a close relationship to the child, such as a grandparent, foster carer, or family friend, but can be anyone who has a link to the child. As part of the Special Guardianship Order (SGO), it gives the nominated guardian parental responsibility. But does this remove it from the child’s parent? This article discusses the issues.