Parents lose fight to stop two new Catholic schools

Parents lose their fight to stop two new Catholic schools coming to South West London.

Parents who were opposed to plans to open two Catholic schools in the London Borough of Richmond have lost their legal battle this afternoon.

They had taken their fight to court to try and stop the schools - claiming the council had broken rules by approving them.

But now the schools are set to open next year. Ria Chatterjee reports.

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Faith school battle

A legal challenge over plans for two new Catholic schools in the London Borough of Richmond is being heard at the High Court.