Unlawful to cease funding of residential college placement
R (C) v Westminster City Council (2015)
- Related Member(s):
- Sarah Hannett QC
- Related Practice Area(s):
- Education Law, Local Government Law
- Queen’s Bench Division
The court held that a local authority had acted unlawfully where it had ceased funding a residential college placement for the claimant, who had special needs. This breached a substantive legitimate expectation.
Sarah Hannett was involved in this case.
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