Dad of autistic girl sees off Walsall Council gag order

A father has seen off a council’s bid to secure a gagging order stopping him from speaking out about his daughter’s treatment in a psychiatric unit.

Bethany, 17, who has autism and extreme anxiety, has been locked in a seclusion room for almost two years.

Her father Jeremy, 50, had been fighting an injunction sought by Walsall Council banning him from discussing her plight.

Full story in BBC News, 13 October 2018

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