Case Law

Section 20 and parental consent: London Borough of Hackney v Williams [2017]

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Note: this content is being updated The Supreme Court handed down its judgment in this case on 18 July 2018. It dismissed the parents’ appeal, and found that the children had been lawfully accommodated under section 20 – it said it was clear that “the parents were prepared, albeit no doubt with some reluctance, to […]

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