Archive for the 'fostering' Category

Anti-gay Christian couple lose foster care case – The Guardian

“A Pentecostal Christian couple have lost their high court claim that they were discriminated against by a local authority because they insisted on their right to tell young foster children that homosexuality is morally wrong.”

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The Guardian, 28th February 2011

Source: www.guardian.co.uk

Couple ‘doomed’ to be turned down as foster carers, court told – The Guardian

“High court asked to clarify whether views on homosexuality are compatible with fostering children.”

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The Guardian, 1st November 2010

Source: www.guardian.co.uk

Mother fails to gain reunion with daughter in Northants – BBC News

“A mother has failed in a bid to be reunited with her daughter, despite the appeal court in London recognising the bond between them.”

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BBC News, 7th October 2010

Source: www.bbc.co.uk

Sheffield City Council v Wall and others – WLR Daily

Sheffield City Council v Wall and others; [2010] EWCA Civ 922; [2010] WLR (D) 221

“The foster son of a late council tenant was not entitled to succeed to the tenancy under the Housing Act 1985.”

WLR Daily, 2nd  August 2010

Source: www.lawreports.co.uk

Please note once a case has been fully reported in one of the ICLR series the corresponding WLR Daily summary is removed.

Grandmother wins Kent County Council foster care ruling – BBC News

“A grandmother has won the legal right to be paid as a foster carer for looking after her granddaughter.”

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BBC News, 10th May 2010

Source: www.bbc.co.uk

Boy forced to move in with father will go to foster home first – Daily Telegraph

“The 12-year-old, who has always lived with his mother, will leave school this afternoon and be picked up by his foster parents. He will stay with them until the Easter holidays when he will be taken from the West Midlands to live with his father near London, whom he has not seen for four years. The enforced move was ordered by the High Court after a judge ruled that the boy, known only as Child C, would suffer ’emotional harm’ if kept from his father.”

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Daily Telegraph, 17th March 2010

Source: www.telegraph.co.uk

Catholic mother launches legal battle after son placed with gay foster parents – Sunday Telegraph

“The mother of a 10-year-old Catholic boy has launched a legal battle after a council placed him with homosexual foster carers.”

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Sunday Telegraph, 7th June 2009

Source: www.telegraph.co.uk


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