R (Colchester) v Secretary of State for Education

[2020] EWHC 3376 (Admin), Clive Sheldon QC sitting as a Deputy High Court Judge
This case concerned a renewed application for permission in a PSED challenge to the Relationships Education, Relationships and Sex Education and Health Education (England) Regulations 2019 and associated guidance, Continue reading

R (Cornerstone (North East) Fostering & Adoption Services v Ofsted

[2020] EWHC 1679 (Admin), Julian B Knowles J

The case was brought by a charitable adoption and fostering agency which sought judicial review of a report by Ofsted which found that its policy of accepting only heterosexual evangelical Christians as the potential carers of fostered children breached the Equality Act 2010 and the Human Rights Act 1998, and required that Cornerstone alter the policy. Continue reading