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