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Fitness to practise decision does not breach the ECHR

Related Member(s):
Sarah Hannett
Related Practice Area(s):
Public Law

A trainee social worker who posted comments derogatory of LGBT people on Facebook had his application for judicial review dismissed. The Administrative Court held that the fitness to practise decision did not breach the claimant’s rights under articles 9 and 10 of the ECHR. For press coverage please see here. 

A copy of the judgment is available here.