“A group of English local authorities are mounting a legal challenge against government budget cuts tied to its academies expansion programme.”
BBC News, 3rd May 2011
from the Inner Temple Library
“The Archbishop of Westminster had an unfettered discretion to appoint who he wished as a foundation governor of a Roman Catholic school in his diocese provided the School Governance (Constitution) (England) Regulations 2007 were complied with, and that included appointing his diocesan director of education as a governor at the school. The requirement in regulation 18 that two of the foundation governors should at the time of their appointment be eligible for election or appointment as parent governors was fulfilled by the presence on the existing governing body of two foundation governors who had been so eligible when they were appointed.”
WLR Daily, 14th April 2011
Please note that once a case has been fully reported in one of the ICLR series the corresponding WLR Daily summary is removed.
“A child’s status as a ‘looked after child’ for the purposes of the Children Act 1989 did not come to an end when the local authority, by virtue of a statement of special educational needs under the Education Act 1996, arranged for him to be accommodated at a residential school.”
WLR Daily, 2nd March 2011
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“Leading figures at the Bar including former Lord Chancellor Lord Falconer, Bar council chairman Nicholas Green QC and chair of the Bar Standards Board Baroness Ruth Deech have called for the Bar to take action to improve diversity in anticipation of hikes in university tuition fees.”
Legal Week, 24th February 2011