Council decision to stop student's university funding unless they stayed with foster family ruled unlawful


A council that refused funding for a care leaver’s university accommodation unless they remained living with their estranged foster family did not fulfil its lawful duties, an investigation has found.

The council must pay for the student's university accommodation, the ombudsman said. Picture: Adobe Stock
The council must pay for the student's university accommodation, the ombudsman said. Picture: Adobe Stock

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