Case Law

Section 20 (England)/Section 76 (Wales): putting the law and guidance into practice

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By Oliver Millington, updated by Rachel Murray Learning points What the legislation and guidance say about accommodating children under section 20 of the Children Act 1989 (equivalent to section 76 of the Social Services and Well-being (Wales) Act 2014). The key principles set out in the Supreme Court case Williams v London Borough of Hackney [2018] UKSC […]

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