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R v Richmond upon Thames London Borough Council, ex parte McCarthy & Stone [1992] 2 A.C. 48 United Kingdom

R v Richmond upon Thames London Borough Council, ex parte McCarthy & Stone [1992] 2 A.C. 48 United Kingdom

Keywords: fees, free education, transport, accessibility, United Kingdom, national level

The Court held that the obligation of the state to make education free requires the prohibition of charges for registering pupils, or their entry for examination, or for the transportation provided to pupils who live beyond walking distance.