*Dulgheriu and another v Ealing London Borough Council

Local authority – Powers. The defendant local authority's decision to make a public spaces protection order, which provided for a safe zone around an abortion clinic within which pro-life and pro-choice protesters were precluded from communicating their respective views on issues relating to the provision of abortion services would not be quashed. Accordingly, the Administrative Court dismissed the challenge to the order by the claimant strong proponents of the pro-life stance.

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