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Equality Act exemption discriminates against autistic children

C & C v Governing Body [2018] UKUT 269 (AAC)

Related Member(s):
Nick Armstrong, Sarah Hannett QC
Related Practice Area(s):
Discrimination and Equality, Education Law, Civil Liberties and Human Rights, Public Law

Regulations under the Equality Act 2010, exempting children who have a “tendency to physical abuse” from its protection, were unlawful as they were in breach of ECHR, art 14.

Nick Armstrong and Sarah Hannett were involved in this case.