Blake and Another v Barking and Dagenham London Borough Council: QBD 1 Nov 1996

A Local Authority has no duty of care for the correctness of a valuation undertaken for a right to buy transaction. It was not just or reasonable to impose a duty of care on a local authority in connection with its statement of its opinion as to price in a Section 125 Notice.


Douglas Brown J


Times 01-Nov-1996, [1996] EGCS 145, [1997] 30 HLR 963


Housing Act 1985 125

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CitedPayne and Woodland v Mayor and Burgesses of London Borough of Barnet CA 22-May-1997
The sale of a council house imposed an additional duty on a local authority to disclose known structural defects to buyers. . .
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Negligence, Local Government

Updated: 18 May 2022; Ref: scu.78443