Campaigners given permission for legal challenge | Local Government Lawyer

The Local Government Lawyer reports that the High Court has granted permission for a judicial review of Oxfordshire County Council’s guidance on transgender issues in schools. It notes that 'Safe Schools Alliance UK has argued that the county’s Trans Inclusion Toolkit for Schools 2019 is unlawful. It said that if the case - being taken … Continue reading Campaigners given permission for legal challenge | Local Government Lawyer

Parents force council to suspend transgender advice | The Times

The Times reports today on the Warwickshire County Council Trans Inclusion Toolkit, which was suspended last year after complaints from parents. Safe Schools Alliance have worked with and support the parents who have successfully challenged this council guidance. As The Times notes, the Warwickshire guidance is very similar to the Oxfordshire guidance: a successful outcome … Continue reading Parents force council to suspend transgender advice | The Times

Teenage girl granted review of Oxfordshire Transgender guidelines | Oxford Mail

The Oxford Mail reports that a local girl is taking the county council to court, and that High Court Judge Mr Justice Choudhury has given permission for a judicial hearing to begin. The article explains that Safe Schools Alliance are supporting the girl, and quotes our statement: “We believe that the guidance is both unlawful … Continue reading Teenage girl granted review of Oxfordshire Transgender guidelines | Oxford Mail

Girl launches changing room privacy case | The Times

The Times reports today on the High Court decision to allow Girl A's case against Oxfordshire County Council's trans guidance to proceed to Judicial Review, and quotes our spokeswoman Tanya Carter. Safe Schools Alliance are grateful for all the support received since we announced that the case against Oxfordshire County Council will proceed to full … Continue reading Girl launches changing room privacy case | The Times

Judicial Review of Oxfordshire County Council’s guidance granted | The Conservative Woman

The Conservative Woman reports on the High Court decision to allow a Judicial Review of Oxfordshire County Council's trans toolkit, and suggests that it should not be the responsibility of grassroots campaigning groups and a 13-year-old girl to 'stand up for the dignity and rights of women and protect children'.The article notes that 'The Safe … Continue reading Judicial Review of Oxfordshire County Council’s guidance granted | The Conservative Woman

The curious tale of Oxfordshire, a trans inclusion toolkit – and a High Court Review | Conservative Home

Conservative Home reports that the High Court has ruled that the challenge to Oxfordshire's Trans Toolkit by 'Girl A' should proceed to Judicial Review. 'Before this case was initiated, the concerned parents who set up the Safe Schools Network had attempted to engage councillors in a discussion about the toolkit and the review process that … Continue reading The curious tale of Oxfordshire, a trans inclusion toolkit – and a High Court Review | Conservative Home

SSA UK spokeswoman Tracy Shaw on trans guidance for NI schools | Belfast News Letter

The Belfast News Letter looks at similarities between the transgender guidelines for schools issued in Northern Ireland last year by the Education Authority, and the trans toolkit issued by Oxfordshire County Council which is facing potential legal challenge. Our spokeswoman Tracy Shaw told the News Letter that whilst Safe Schools Alliance is based in England, … Continue reading SSA UK spokeswoman Tracy Shaw on trans guidance for NI schools | Belfast News Letter

SSA UK supports Oxfordshire girl seeking judicial review of Trans Toolkit | Oxford Mail

On the 6th February the Oxford Mail reported on the Judicial Review of Oxfordshire County Council's trans toolkit sought by 'Girl A'. SSA UK spokeswoman Tanya Carter said: "This [toolkit] is in direct opposition to all safeguarding protocols which recommend that single sex provision should be made for children over the age of eight when … Continue reading SSA UK supports Oxfordshire girl seeking judicial review of Trans Toolkit | Oxford Mail

SSA UK supports teenage girl to launch Judicial Review | The Telegraph

The Telegraph reports on the Judicial Review being sought by a teenage girl against Oxfordshire County Council's trans toolkit, on the basis that it poses a risk to children. 'Girl A' said “The guidance makes me feel that my desire for privacy, dignity, safety and respect is wrong. It makes me feel sad, powerless and … Continue reading SSA UK supports teenage girl to launch Judicial Review | The Telegraph