Right to Education – Declaration and Damages

8 Mar 2023

In a judicial review claim brought for two profoundly disabled children, the Administrative Court declared on 7 March 2023 that Croydon Council had breached their Rights to Education under Article 2 of Protocol 1 to the European Convention on Human Rights over a period of more than 16 months. The local authority were ordered to pay damages of £10,000 to each child by way of just satisfaction. James Presland appeared for the Claimants, Instructed by TV Edwards.

See R (ZB and DB) v Croydon LBC [2023] EWHC 489 (Admin) at https://caselaw.nationalarchives.gov.uk/ewhc/admin/2023/489

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