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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

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.