Law and religion round-up – 27th December

So there was a deal after all. Meanwhile, in the world of law & religion…

Sex and relationships education

In R (Colchester) v Secretary of State for Education [2020] EWHC 3376 (Admin), a renewed application for permission to apply for judicial review after permission had been refused on the papers by Lane J, the claimants challenged various items in the Schedule to the Relationships Education, Relationships and Sex Education and Health Education (England) Regulations 2019 made under s.34 of the Children and Social Work Act 2017 and certain paragraphs of the associated statutory Guidance. They also contended that the Secretary of State had failed to comply with his public sector equality duty under s.149 of the Equality Act 2010 [2]. In short, they claimed: Continue reading