"The responsibility of the council is to ensure that parents provide their children with a suitable education."
It is hard to believe it, but yes, various councils from around the country seem quite happy to go about creating their own litigation nightmares. This time it's Brighton and Hove.
Thankfully, home educators in the area are trying to put them right.
"We say: this is not true. The law gives parents the responsibility to ensure that children receive a suitable education, not the local council."
Go there, HEline. Looks as if you have plenty of work on your hands helping some remedial students develop the skills of accurate reading, comprehension and ability to think through the consequences.