Source: All England Reporter
Publisher Citation: [1998] All ER (D) 672
Court: Court of Appeal, Civil Division

Butler-Sloss, Ward and Robert Walker LJJ

Representation John Friel and Deborah Hay (instructed by Richard Polson, Principal Solicitor, Corporate Legal Resources, London Borough of Ealing) for the appellant.
  Presiley Baxendale QC and Nicholas Bowen (instructed by Teacher Stern Selby) for the respondent.
Judgment Dates: 2 December 1998


Education - Special educational needs - Tribunal rejecting schools proposed by mother and local authority - Local authority subsequently amending statement in accordance with tribunal ruling - Mother appealing against new statement - Whether appeal should be struck out - Whether issue estoppel applying to special educational needs cases - Whether first tribunal should have admitted fresh evidence - Special Educational Tribunal Regulations 1995, regs 8(5), 36

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