Category: Local Government Ombudsman

ENGLAND – Local authority tried to move vulnerable teen from residential school without her consent

Ombudsman finds ‘undue distress’ caused to 13-year old     The Local Government Ombudsman has determined that social workers at Walsall Metropolitan Borough Council caused undue distress to a vulnerable teenager when they tried to force her to move from the residential school she attended. The 13-year-old had settled at a school some way from …

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