Secretary of State for Education extends eligibility for free nursery places for 2 year olds in No Recourse to Public Funds ('NRPF') households following successful judicial review challenge Background In 2014 the government introduced an entitlement to free early education places for two years olds from low-income...

Following a claim for judicial review the Secretary of State for Education has confirmed that many more 2-year-olds from the poorest families will be entitled to a free nursery place. In 2014 the government announced funding for a ‘fairness premium’ which entitled all disadvantaged 2-year-olds to...

Following judicial review proceedings brought by MG&Co, the High Court has ruled that Sussex Police unlawfully disclosed our teenage client’s vulnerability to child exploitation to a Business Crime Reduction Partnership. The Honourable Mrs Justice Lieven ruled that the disclosure breached the Claimant’s rights under the Data...

MG&Co and Project 17 have successfully settled proceedings in the Information Tribunal with LB Lewisham. The case concerned Lewisham’s decision not to disclose significant sections of their guidance on families with no recourse to public funds who claim section 17 support following various Freedom of...

Following legal pre-action correspondence, the Prime Minister has confirmed that she will consider appointment of panel members to sit alongside Sir Martin Moore-Bick on the Grenfell Inquiry and when doing so, she will have regard to her obligations under the Equality Act 2010.1 Shafika Ragab, who...