The court considered how local authorities were to decide whether a citizen due to receive certain kinds of assistance was resident in or had the closest connection with a particular authority. In this particular case the issue arose in respect of a claimant without capacity himself to decide where to live.
Elias, Lewison, Floyd LJJ
 EWCA Civ 12,  1 WLR 3408,  3 All ER 603,  BLGR 433,  2 FCR 606, (2014) 17 CCL Rep 78,  WLR(D) 80,  HLR 34
England and Wales
Appeal from – Cornwall Council, Regina (on The Application of) v Wiltshire Council and Others Admn 21-Dec-2012
Dispute as to which council had obligation to support a young disabled man. . .
Appeal from – Cornwall Council, Regina (on The Application of) v Secretary of State for Health and Somerset County Council SC 8-Jul-2015
PH had severe physical and learning disabilities and was without speech, lacking capacity to decide for himself where to live. Since the age of four he received accommodation and support at public expense. Until his majority in December 2004, he was . .
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Updated: 29 November 2021; Ref: scu.521401