High Court dismisses calls for children's social care exemptions to be scrapped

Fiona Simpson
Friday, August 7, 2020

The Department for Education did not act unlawfully by introducing emergency changes to legislation designed to protect and safeguard vulnerable children during the Covid-19 pandemic, a High Court judge has found.

Education Secretary Gavin Williamson did not act unlawfully 'given the situation', Mrs Justice Lieven rules. Picture: Parliament UK
Education Secretary Gavin Williamson did not act unlawfully 'given the situation', Mrs Justice Lieven rules. Picture: Parliament UK

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