R ota Nfuni v Solihull MBC [2013] EWHC 3155 – Education Law Blog

Posted November 7th, 2013 in asylum, children, education, immigration, local government, news, universities by tracey

“In this case the claimant was a failed asylum seeker.  She had arrived in the UK at the age of 16. When she turned 18, the local authority continued to support her accommodation and education under section 23C of the Children Act 1989. This imposes after-care duties towards ‘former relevant children’, including by subsection (4) financial assistance in connection with education or training ‘to the extent that [her] welfare and [her] educational or training needs require it’. ”

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Education Law Blog, 27th October 2013

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