Court of Appeal delivers powerful judgment on consultation in R (Article 39) v Secretary of State for Education [2020] EWCA Civ 1577

04 Jan 2021 By David Gregory

Khatija Hafesji acted for  Article 39.

The facts

As the pandemic took hold in the early part of 2020, the Department for Education had fears for implications of widespread sickness on the ability of local authorities to provide care to vulnerable children.

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