- Local authority duties to provide alternative educational arrangements (R v Wolverhampton CC)
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Local Government analysis: A recent High Court judgment provides useful clarification of the circumstances in which the duty under section 19 of the Education Act 1996 (EA 1996) will arise, other than in cases of illness or exclusion. Jenni Richards QC, a silk at 39 Essex Street, reports.
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