WTF? Seriously - how much did this cost and how many man hours were wasted simply to see if a little girl was eligible to go to a certain school?
Moreover, why are local councils even given access to these powers? If it's legislation that was brought in to counter serious crime and terrorism - then surely only the police should be allowed to use them.
Makes me wonder how far we were (or possibly still are) going down the path of East German style Stasiland.
BBC News - Poole council loses school catchment 'spying' tribunal