Case Law

Traveller children and section 17 support: R (on app of J) v Worcestershire County Council [2014]


By Michael Jones, Barrister, Deans Court Chambers, Manchester. The Court of Appeal reinforced that councils have a duty to assess traveller children and the power to provide them with services to meet their assessed needs, even when they move outside a local authority’s boundary. See below for a summary of the case. Click here for […]

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