A local authoity’s failure to fulfil its obligations may be the subject of a mandatory order in approriate cases. The Court ordered a local authority to carry out a full assessment of a child’s needs in accordance with the guidance given by the Secretary of State in ‘Framework for the Assessment of Children in Need and their Families’
(2001) 4 CCLR 295,  EWHC Admin 235
Cited – Regina v London Borough of Barnet ex parte G; Regina v London Borough of Lambeth ex parte W; Regina v London Borough of Lambeth ex parte A HL 23-Oct-2003
The applicants sought to oblige the local authority, in compliance with its duties under the 1989 Act, to provide a home for children, and where necessary an accompanying adult.
Held: There were four hurdles for the applicants to cross. They . .
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Updated: 29 May 2022; Ref: scu.140305