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Melissa contacted the Helpline as she felt this refusal of entry was a form of discrimination. Melissa was informed that generally, shops are permitted to place restrictions on people under the age of 18 entering without adult supervision.
Melody’s son has an additional learning need and had been in another crèche for two years without any difficulty. Without any discussion, a month after he started at the crèche, Melody was informed that her son was not to return.
Jamie felt it was unfair that she was being paid less for doing the same work and wanted to know what her rights were in the situation.
Julian wanted to know what his rights were in the situation. Julian was informed of his right to be heard by the court in the access hearing and the different ways in which the court can hear his voice during the hearing, for example through an expert report under section 32 of the Guardianship of Infants Act 1964.
Gráinne is a foster carer and came to us for advice about Lucy, a child she has in her care. Lucy did not want to have overnight stays with her father and Gráinne wanted to know what options were available to her...