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Local Government weekly highlights—3 October 2019

Published on: 03 October 2019
Published by: LexisPSL
  • Local Government weekly highlights—3 October 2019
  • In this issue:
  • Brexit
  • National Audit Office analyses health and social care Brexit preparations
  • State Pension and Brexit
  • Children’s social care
  • Supreme Court—parents cannot authorise deprivation of liberty for child aged 16–17 (Re D (a child) (residence order: deprivation of liberty)
  • Court cannot compel Cafcass to engage with a child who was not the subject of proceedings (A county council v Cafcass)
  • Local authority appeal successful due to deficient assessment of evidence and applicable principles in earlier decisions (E (through her children's guardian) v A mother)
  • Family court cannot make FGM order against Home Secretary in context of asylum application (Re A (a child: female genital mutilation: asylum))
  • More...

Article summary

This week’s edition of Local Government highlights includes the latest Brexit updates; analysis of the Supreme Court’s decision in Re D on deprivation of liberty for 16 and 17 year olds, analysis of the decision in Wakefield MDC v DN & MN together with analysis of the first ever education administration order for an insolvent college in Secretary of State for Education v Corporation of Hadlow College and in the public procurement decision of European Commission v Italian Republic. It also includes governance, planning and judicial review. or take a trial to read the full analysis.

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