AB and Others, Regina (on The Application of) v London Borough of Brent: Admn 25 Oct 2021

Three claims for judicial review concerning the Defendant local authority’s obligations to provide accommodation under section 20 of the Children Act 1989 for unaccompanied asylum seekers pending the completion of assessments of their age. In each case the Defendant declined to accommodate the Claimant under s.20 of the Children Act 1989 on the grounds that they did not appear to the local authority to require accommodation.

Mr Justice Poole
[2021] EWHC 2843 (Admin)
Children Act 1989 20
England and Wales

Children, Immigration, Housing

Updated: 09 November 2021; Ref: scu.668929