AB X and Y, Regina (on the Application of) v East Sussex County Council and Another: Admn 18 Feb 2003

The physical and psychological integrity which the state may in principle be under an obligation to take positive steps to protect under Article 8 included two particularly important concepts. The first was human dignity, the second was the right of the disabled to participate in the life of the community and to have access to essential economic and social activities and to an appropriate range of recreational and cultural activities.
Munby J
[2003] EWHC 167 (Admin)
Bailii
National Assistance Act 1948 29, Chronically Sick and Disabled Persons Act 1970 2, National Health Service and Community Care Act 1990 47, European Convention on Human Rights 8
England and Wales
Citing:
CitedWalker v Northumberland County Council QBD 16-Nov-1994
The plaintiff was a manager within the social services department. He suffered a mental breakdown in 1986, and had four months off work. His employers had refused to provide the increased support he requested. He had returned to work, but again, did . .

Cited by:
CitedSpink, Regina (on the Application Of) v Wandsworth Borough Council Admn 20-Oct-2004
Parents requested the local authority to make provision for their severely disabled children. The local authority wished when deciding whether to provide adaptations of the house to make allowance for the parents’ financial resources.
Held: . .
CitedSpink, Regina (on the Application Of) v Wandsworth Borough Council Admn 20-Oct-2004
Parents requested the local authority to make provision for their severely disabled children. The local authority wished when deciding whether to provide adaptations of the house to make allowance for the parents’ financial resources.
Held: . .
CitedK v The School and the Special Needs and Disability Tribunal CA 6-Mar-2007
The child was subject to the school eventually declined to clean and change him. The mother claimed that the school was discriminating.
Held: The mother had understated the frequency of the bowel accidents. The school was not properly equipped . .

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Updated: 02 May 2021; Ref: scu.181948