Using the Law to Fight the Cuts

Thanks to Dawn for forwarding these details.

Barrister Steve Broach sets out options for campaigners considering legal challenge

Steve Broach, a barrister at Doughty Street Chambers, has today published a paper for campaigners – including parents and carers – who are considering challenging local service decisions using the law.

This paper, Using the Law to Fight the Cuts to Disabled Children’s Services, has been written in response to the deep concern that campaigners have expressed that many decisions are currently being taken to cut services for disabled children and families without proper consideration of what the law requires. It is designed to ensure that campaigners have the legal tools to ensure that even in a time of intense pressure on public finances the legal rights of disabled children and their families are respected.

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