Category: Freeing / Placement Orders

ENGLAND – Council faces £210k costs bill after “blatantly unlawful” conduct over freeing orders

A High Court judge has ordered a county council to pay up to £210,000 in costs after a freeing orders case where the authority’s conduct was “blatantly unlawful and unreasonable” to the boys affected over many years. Mr Justice Peter Jackson’s costs ruling followed his declaration last year – under the Human Rights Act – …

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