Thursday, 15 July 2010

Christian foster carer wins legal case against Council

A foster carer with 10 years’ experience has won her legal battle this week after she was struck off when a Muslim girl in her care converted to Christianity.

The woman had been banned from fostering by Gateshead Council in November 2008 for failing to prevent the teenager from getting baptised.

The girl was aged 16 at the time and had made up her own mind to change religion.

Gateshead’s decision to deregister the foster carer has now been quashed by the High Court after the council admitted it had acted unlawfully. Read more

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