Children’s rights legal digest – December 2022

Following on from our inaugural advocacy clinic on the topic of care leavers’ rights, in this issue we revisit a 2013 High Court judgment which confirmed that the payment of tuition fees falls within the ambit of sections 23C and 24B of the Children Act 1989 and should be treated as ‘expenses connected with education’. … Read more

Permission refused for Article 39 to take care discrimination challenge to Court of Appeal

Article 39 children’s rights charity is bitterly disappointed to share the news that our application to take our legal challenge against discriminatory legislation to the Court of Appeal has been refused.  In March this year, we lost our High Court challenge against secondary legislation introduced by the Department for Education which requires local authorities to … Read more