Council had failed to fulfil social services and education duties to child with serious behavioural issues and his family
JG & Anor v Kent County Council & Ors  EWHC 1102 (Admin)
- Related Member(s):
- Chris Buttler QC, Sarah Hannett QC
- Related Practice Area(s):
- Education Law, Human Rights, Public Law
- Queen’s Bench Division (Administrative Court)
Whether the Council had acted contrary to ECHR, art 3 and the Children Act 1989, where a child, TG, with serious behavioural issues, and his siblings were said to be at risk of harm as a result if his disorder. Whether the Council had erred in deciding that TG had moved out of its local authority area, and was no longer its responsibility. Held: The defendant had acted unlawfully and its decision regarding relocation was quashed.
Chris Buttler and Sarah Hannett were involved in this case.