|| All ER (D) 225 (Jul)
|| EWHC 1821 (Admin)
||Queen's Bench Division, Administrative Court
||David Wolfe (instructed by Irwin Mitchell, Sheffield) for the claimant.
||Peter Oldham (instructed by Paul Evans) for the authority.
||22 July 2009
Education - School - Closure of school - Four schools in Liverpool being considered for closure - Local education authority selecting for closure certain co-educational community/non-faith school - Claimant making various complaints about closure decision - Whether authority's decision unlawful - Whether authority properly considering all relevant matters - European Convention on Human Rights, art 14, First Protocol, art 2.
Education School. Queen's Bench Division, Administrative Court: The court dismissed a judicial review of a decision taken by the defendant local education authority to close a school in its area. The school closed was a co-educational community-non-faith school which had, inter alia, produced the worst academic performance results of all the schools which had been considered for closure. None of the claimant's complaints in the judicial review had any substance.
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