In a judgment handed down on 31st August 2022, the Court of Appeal has allowed the appeals of the claimants in HXA v Surrey County Council and YXA v Wolverhampton County Council.

The claimants were represented by Lizanne Gumbel QC and Justin Levinson, instructed by Scott-Moncrieff and Associates Ltd for HXA, and Bolt Burdon Kemp for YXA.