Authority admits it “clearly didn’t get everything right” and apologises to man, whose lawyers said he was unlawfully placed in a care home for seven years.
Lawyers for the man, who is autistic & has learning
disabilities, said Lancashire council admitted breaching his human rights and had agreed a £200,000 settlement & a payment of £155,000 for a deputy to manage his property & affairs on his behalf. This has been approved by the High Court.
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