Supreme Court outlines nine key principles of section 20 practice | Community Care

By Community Care | First published July 20, 2018

A recent court case outlined how social workers should approach section 20 arrangements.

A recent Supreme Court ruling on the lawfulness of a section 20 arrangement included general commentary on the practice and a set of principles on how it should be correctly applied.

Cathy Ashley, chief executive of the Family Rights Group, a charity which was an intervener in the case, said the case pointed towards the need for “statutory practice guidance on the use of voluntary arrangements” which should be actioned by the government.

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