Mrs Collins was fined pound;1,500 and ordered to pay OFSTED's court costs. The High Court also granted an injunction banning her from childminding.
A LONDON woman has become the first person to be convicted of childminding while unregistered after an investigation by the Office for Standards in Education. Bernadette Collins of Edith Road in West Kensington pleaded guilty to the offence, uncovered after OFSTED received complaints that she was minding large numbers of children while not, as now required by law, registered with her council.
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