In the Media

Manders vs RBWM (Lexis Nexis Online)

Equal access to the adoption process

(Mander and Mander v Royal Borough of Windsor & Maidenhead and anor)

“Local Government analysis: A borough council and its adoption service directly discriminated against a couple of Sikh heritage in refusing their request to be assessed as suitable potential adopters. In the wake of this decision, it would behove adoption agencies across the country to assess their processes to ensure that they do faithfully follow the statutory framework. Georgina Calvert-Lee, senior counsel and head of the UK employment and equality team at McAllister Olivarius, considers the case.”

This article was first published on Lexis®PSL Local Government on 17 December 2019.