Hunt v North Somerset Council: Admn 18 Jul 2012

The claimant who required support from the Council for his ADHD disorder challenged the respondent’s budget insofar as it limited support for children’s services in the Revenue Budget. Ge said that in making its decision to cut the budget, the Council unlawfully failed to comply either with (i) its obligations under section 507B of the Education Act 1996 and the applicable statutory guidance, or (ii) its public sector equality duties under section 149 of the Equality Act 2010.
Held: The request for review was refused, the court rejecting each assertion.
Wyn Williams j
[2012] EWHC 1928 (Admin)
Education Act 1996 507B, Equality Act 2010 149
England and Wales
Cited by:
Appeal fromHunt, Regina (on The Application of) v North Somerset Council CA 6-Nov-2013
Appeal against an order dismissing the challenge by the appellant, to the lawfulness of the decision of the respondent, the Council to cut its Youth Services budget for the year 2012/2013. The claimant suffered ADHD and relied on services supported . .
At First InstanceHunt v North Somerset Council SC 22-Jul-2015
The appellant had sought judicial review of a decision of the respondent to approve a Revenue Budget for 2012/13 as to the provision of youth services. He applied for declarations that the respondent had failed to comply with section 149 of the . .
Appeal fromHunt, Regina (on The Application of) v North Somerset Council CA 21-Nov-2013
Reasons for costs order made on failure of the claimant’s applications.
Held: The respondent should be entitled to recover half of its costs of the appeal. Rimer LJ said that by the time that the appeal came on for hearing, it was far too late . .

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Updated: 15 April 2021; Ref: scu.462954