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Regina v Mayor and Burgesses of London Borough of Newham (No 3) ex parte Ojuri: Admn 9 Jul 1998

When making decisions about the form of interim housing to be provided under the homelessness provisions, the authority should pay heed to the statutory Code of Practice. Bed and breakfast accommodation was wrong for a family with children. Judges: Collins J Citations: Times 29-Aug-1998, [1998] EWHC Admin 730, 31 HLR 452, (1999) 31 HLR 452 … Continue reading Regina v Mayor and Burgesses of London Borough of Newham (No 3) ex parte Ojuri: Admn 9 Jul 1998

Craighead v Homes for Islington Ltd and Another: UTLC 24 Feb 2010

UTLC LANDLORD AND TENANT – service charges – whether landlord’s source of funding relevant to leaseholders’ liabilities – whether ‘blanket policy’ against discretionary relief relevant to whether service charge payable – whether replacement windows were repairs or improvements – appeal dismissed – sections 19, 20A and 27A Landlord and Tenant Act 1985 – section 219 … Continue reading Craighead v Homes for Islington Ltd and Another: UTLC 24 Feb 2010

Regina (Giles) v Fareham Borough Council: QBD 13 Dec 2002

The tenant challenged by way of judicial review the council’s policy which allowed them to defer receipt for five years of any application for housing from someone who had been evicted from one of their properties for a reason other than debt. Held: The Act gave a wide discretion to local authorities as to how … Continue reading Regina (Giles) v Fareham Borough Council: QBD 13 Dec 2002

Ibrahim v Redbridge London Borough Council: QBD 17 Dec 2002

The claimant had sought to be housed by the respondent for seven years. She had been temporarily rehoused, but because the council implemented a policy of rehousing according to current need, she lost her priority. Held: The policy was lawful. The council faced overwhelming demand, and the selection between schemes was a political one. The … Continue reading Ibrahim v Redbridge London Borough Council: QBD 17 Dec 2002

Van Aken v Camden London Borough Council: CA 11 Oct 2002

The appellant sought to appeal a review of his application for housing. The appeal was lodged at court after close of business on the last day of the statutory time limit. The court decided it was delivered out of time. Held: The Act required the appeal to be delivered. That denoted a unilateral act, not … Continue reading Van Aken v Camden London Borough Council: CA 11 Oct 2002

Regina v Camden London Borough Council, Ex Parte Mohammed: Admn 23 May 1997

A local authority’s policy of not giving interim accommodation, pending a review of their refusal of an application for housing assistance, was not unlawful. In exercising their discretion the authority have to balance the objective of maintaining fairness between homeless persons in circumstances where they have decided that no duty is owed to the applicant, … Continue reading Regina v Camden London Borough Council, Ex Parte Mohammed: Admn 23 May 1997

Regina v Ealing London Borough Council Ex Parte Nicola Surdonja: Admn 20 Oct 1998

The homeless applicant family were housed in two hostels approximately a mile apart. Held: A housing authority’s duty to provide interim accommodation pending homelessness decision extended to the provision of suitable accommodation. There was no justification for any other reading of the section. Housing which split up a family was not suitable.Scott Baker J said: … Continue reading Regina v Ealing London Borough Council Ex Parte Nicola Surdonja: Admn 20 Oct 1998

Regina v Sacupima and Others, Ex Parte Newham London Borough Council: QBD 26 Nov 1999

A local authority decide to provide temporary accommodation for homeless applicants outside its area in assorted seaside towns, pending a final decision on their cases. This general policy was unlawful, since the authority had failed to consider properly the individual circumstances of the individuals involved. Many were on benefits, and had for example children being … Continue reading Regina v Sacupima and Others, Ex Parte Newham London Borough Council: QBD 26 Nov 1999

Murat Kaya v Haringey London Borough Council and Another: CA 14 Jun 2001

The grant of temporary admission to the UK pending an decision on his asylum status, did not create a full ‘lawful presence’ in the UK. A person seeking to qualify for housing assistance had to be lawfully present within the UK, and temporary admission did not create a sufficient status by virtue of section 11. … Continue reading Murat Kaya v Haringey London Borough Council and Another: CA 14 Jun 2001

Ealing London Borough Council v Surdonja etc: CA 21 Jan 2000

When a local authority came to make the decision about the extent of the local connection of the homelessness applicant with the area, the assessment was to be made as regards the situation at the date of that decision. Where there was a review, the material date was the date of the review. Where an … Continue reading Ealing London Borough Council v Surdonja etc: CA 21 Jan 2000

Regina v Hillingdon London Borough Council, Ex parte Tinn: 1988

Citations: (1988) 20 HLR 205 Cited by: Cited – Haile v London Borough of Waltham Forest SC 20-May-2015 ‘The question in this case is whether the appellant falls within the scope of section 193 of the Housing Act 1996 as amended, which applies, by virtue of subsection (1), where the local housing authority are satisfied … Continue reading Regina v Hillingdon London Borough Council, Ex parte Tinn: 1988

Regina v Basingstoke and Deane Borough Council, Ex parte Bassett: 1983

The housing applicant had given up the tenancy of a house in Basingstoke when she and her husband decided to emigrate to Canada. They moved to Canada, but their application to stay permanently was refused, and they had to return to England, where they lived in temporary accommodation in Bramley. The marriage then broke down … Continue reading Regina v Basingstoke and Deane Borough Council, Ex parte Bassett: 1983

Morris v London Borough of Newham: Admn 2002

The claimant complained that the defendant authority had failed to provide her and her family with suitable accommodation pursuant to its duty under section 193. Breach of duty was conceded. The relief sought by the claimant included damages for breach of Article 8. Held: ‘Absent special circumstances which interfere with private or family life, a … Continue reading Morris v London Borough of Newham: Admn 2002

Regina v London Borough of Hammersmith, ex parte P: QBD 1989

The applicants were members of six homeless families who had occupied accommodation in Northern Ireland. The council concluded that members of each household except one had been guilty of criminal and anti-social behaviour, as a result of which the IRA had threatened that they would all be killed unless they left Northern Ireland within 72 … Continue reading Regina v London Borough of Hammersmith, ex parte P: QBD 1989

Regina v Hackney London Borough Council, Ex parte Ajayi: 1997

Ms A had left settled accommodation in Nigeria to come to the United Kingdom, where she lived in overcrowded short-term accommodation. She was given notice to leave after she became pregnant. She challenged the authority’s decision that she had become homeless intentionally as a result of having left the accommodation in Nigeria, and argued that … Continue reading Regina v Hackney London Borough Council, Ex parte Ajayi: 1997

Regina v Oldham Metropolitan Borough Council ex parte Garlick and similar: HL 19 Mar 1993

No homelessness priority could be established by means of having a child applying for housing, rather than his or her parent. An application by a person suffering mental disability who would also be dependent upon others was also rejected. In each case the true application was by the parent or carer. The Act is concerned … Continue reading Regina v Oldham Metropolitan Borough Council ex parte Garlick and similar: HL 19 Mar 1993

C v London Borough of Lewisham: CA 4 Jul 2003

The applicant lost her flat and had been refused emergency housing for herself and her child. She had a very troubled history with severe emotional trauma, and was disorganised. He application was refused on the ground of her having become intentionally homeless. The authority refused to extend her time to request a review. She now … Continue reading C v London Borough of Lewisham: CA 4 Jul 2003

Forbes v Lambeth London Borough Council; Regina (Forbes) v Lambeth London Borough Council: QBD 18 Feb 2003

The claimant had been granted an introductory tenancy. He appealed a possession order. The council had issued a notice of its intention to seek possession, but then after a review made a decision not to seek possession. It later issued a notice again saying possession would be sought. Held: Following Stone, the authority was able … Continue reading Forbes v Lambeth London Borough Council; Regina (Forbes) v Lambeth London Borough Council: QBD 18 Feb 2003

Regina v Newham London Borough Council, ex parte Sacupima and others: CA 1 Dec 2000

Where a local authority had to decide whether temporary housing was suitable for a family who had applied under the homelessness provisions, the location of the short-term housing was relevant. In this case, a London authority, placing a family in accommodation in Great Yarmouth, failed in its statutory duty, because the result of that placement … Continue reading Regina v Newham London Borough Council, ex parte Sacupima and others: CA 1 Dec 2000

Regina v London Leasehold Valuation Tribunal Ex Parte Daejan Properties Ltd: QBD 20 Oct 2000

Tenants under long leases sought to recover service charges which had been paid over many years, but which they had come to consider unreasonable. The landlords resisted the claim for repayment saying the Tribunal had no power to make an order when the charges had been paid. The tribunal also said that a limitation period … Continue reading Regina v London Leasehold Valuation Tribunal Ex Parte Daejan Properties Ltd: QBD 20 Oct 2000

Minchin v Sheffield City Council: CA 26 Apr 2000

The applicant had committed certain acts of theft. She later moved house, but was then convicted and imprisoned. She lost her house whilst in prison, and sought assistance as a homeless person. The authority deemed her to have become intentionally homeless. Held: The fact of her move was not relevant, and there was no reason … Continue reading Minchin v Sheffield City Council: CA 26 Apr 2000

Enfield London Borough Council v B (A Minor) and Another: CA 2 Sep 1999

In order to grant an injunction under the section, a person sought to be protected had to have some real nexus or connection with the residential premises involved. A connection with the area in general was insufficient. A milkman visiting residential premises might be protected, but a housing officer working in the area had no … Continue reading Enfield London Borough Council v B (A Minor) and Another: CA 2 Sep 1999

Regina v London Leasehold Valuation Tribunal, ex parte Daejan Properties Ltd: CA 12 Jul 2001

The tribunal could only consider an application to review the reasonableness a landlord’s service charge to the extent that it remained unpaid. Both the county court and the tribunal had jurisdiction to hear such claims, but the provisions for the tribunal required the charges to be ‘alleged to be payable’ and that could not be … Continue reading Regina v London Leasehold Valuation Tribunal, ex parte Daejan Properties Ltd: CA 12 Jul 2001

Alghile v Westminster City Council: CA 2 Mar 2001

A person offered temporary housing, on being acknowledged to be homeless, could not accept the offer and then claim it was unsuitable. The duty was satisfied when the offer was accepted. However the authority must make this clear to the applicant when confirming the offer. The applicant would then face an uncomfortable choice of accepting … Continue reading Alghile v Westminster City Council: CA 2 Mar 2001

Ahmad, Regina (on the Application of) v London Borough of Newham: Admn 11 Sep 2007

The claimant challenged the council’s policy for allocating council houses. The policy would allocate applicants to a class, and once a property was available to that class, it was given to the person longest on the list within that class. Judges: Nicholas Blake QC Citations: [2007] EWHC 2332 (Admin) Links: Bailii Statutes: Housing Act 1996 … Continue reading Ahmad, Regina (on the Application of) v London Borough of Newham: Admn 11 Sep 2007

Salford City Council v Garner: CA 27 Feb 2004

The tenancy had been an introductory tenancy. The council sought to terminate the tenancy, delivering the papers to the court before the anniversary. Held: The proceedings were not begun under the section until the court issued the claim form. That had occurred outside the twelve month period, and the trial tenancy had expired and the … Continue reading Salford City Council v Garner: CA 27 Feb 2004

Regina (Stewart) v Wandsworth London Borough Council and Others: QBD 17 Sep 2001

The words ‘within their area’ in the section had to be read consistently with other parts of the Act, and therefore, the duty to carry out an assessment if a child had a physical connection with the area. A temporary housing in a homeless hostel within the authority district was sufficient. Judges: Mr Jack Beatson, … Continue reading Regina (Stewart) v Wandsworth London Borough Council and Others: QBD 17 Sep 2001

Bracking and Others v Secretary of State for Work and Pensions: CA 6 Nov 2013

Application for permission to appeal against refusal of leave to bring judicial review of decision by the respondent to close the Independent Living Fund. Held: McCombe LJ summarised the application of section 149 of the 2010 Act: ‘1 . . equality duties are an integral and important part of the mechanisms for ensuring the fulfilment … Continue reading Bracking and Others v Secretary of State for Work and Pensions: CA 6 Nov 2013

Regina v Westminster London Borough Council ex parte Al-Khorsan: QBD 14 Dec 1999

Having set aside a number of houses for the homeless, the local authority then failed, when allocating places, to consider the remaining and relevant statutory tests for deciding who should get what place. Held: The statutory criteria remained relevant, and the homelessness as such was not sufficiently serious to overwhelm other considerations. The policy was … Continue reading Regina v Westminster London Borough Council ex parte Al-Khorsan: QBD 14 Dec 1999

Nottingham City Council v Thames: CA 26 Jul 2002

The local authority sought an order under the Act after its staff, working at a centre on the estate where the defendant resided had been threatened. Held: There was no sufficient nexus between the staff and residence on the estate. The Enfield case was binding. The staff were not residents entitled to protection under the … Continue reading Nottingham City Council v Thames: CA 26 Jul 2002

London Borough of Bromley v Broderick: CA 16 Nov 2020

Implications of the refusal by the respondent of an offer of accommodation made by the appellant, the London Borough of Bromley. The Council notified Miss Broderick that it regarded the duty which it had owed her under section 193 of the Housing Act 1996 (‘the 1996 Act’) as having ceased as a result of the … Continue reading London Borough of Bromley v Broderick: CA 16 Nov 2020

Lomax v Gosport Borough Council: CA 1 Aug 2018

The court was asked whether Gosport BC correctly applied sections 175 and 177 of the 1996 Act in concluding that it was reasonable for a severely disabled applicant for housing to continue to occupy her accommodation. Citations: [2018] EWCA Civ 1846 Links: Bailii Statutes: Housing Act 1996 175 177 Jurisdiction: England and Wales Housing Updated: … Continue reading Lomax v Gosport Borough Council: CA 1 Aug 2018

Sambotin, Regina (on The Application of) v The London Borough of Brent: CA 31 Jul 2018

Reasons for dismissal of claim – whether a local housing authority can reconsider its determination of an applicant’s eligibility for assistance under Part VII of the 1996 Act after it has made a ‘local connection’ referral to another authority. Citations: [2018] EWCA Civ 1826 Links: Bailii Statutes: Housing Act 1996 Jurisdiction: England and Wales Housing … Continue reading Sambotin, Regina (on The Application of) v The London Borough of Brent: CA 31 Jul 2018

McDonagh, Regina (on The Application of) v London Borough of Enfield: Admn 24 May 2018

Claim for damages for breach of Article 8 of the European Convention on Human Rights arising out of alleged breaches of statutory duty under Part VII of the Housing Act 1996. Citations: [2018] EWHC 1287 (Admin) Links: Bailii Jurisdiction: England and Wales Housing, Human Rights Updated: 23 April 2022; Ref: scu.618117

WB v W District Council: CA 26 Apr 2018

The Court was asked whether and when n a person who is homeless and suffers from mental illness may apply for housing under Part VII of the Housing Act 1996 (‘HA 1996’). Judges: Arden, Lewison, Asplin :JJ Citations: [2018] EWCA Civ 928, [2018] WLR(D) 256 Links: Bailii, WLRD Jurisdiction: England and Wales Housing Updated: 20 … Continue reading WB v W District Council: CA 26 Apr 2018

Deadman v Southwark London Borough Council: CA 31 Aug 2000

For a local authority to be liable for damage to the property of a person applying as a homeless person, the authority had to be properly fixed with notice of the threat to the property. A general or fanciful risk was insufficient. An applicant having left her home and applying to be re-housed complained of … Continue reading Deadman v Southwark London Borough Council: CA 31 Aug 2000

Morris, Regina (on the Application of) v Westminster City Council: Admn 13 Oct 2003

Judges: Keith J Citations: [2003] EWHC 2266 (Admin) Links: Bailii Statutes: Housing Act 1996 Jurisdiction: England and Wales Citing: See Also – Morris, Regina (on the Application of) v Westminster City Council and Another Admn 7-Oct-2004 The applicant questioned the compatibility of s185 of the 1996 Act with Human Rights law. The family sought emergency … Continue reading Morris, Regina (on the Application of) v Westminster City Council: Admn 13 Oct 2003

Ward and Others, Regina (on The Application of) v The London Borough of Hillingdon and Others: CA 16 Apr 2019

Challenge to housing policy as discriminatory against Irish travellers or Kurdish refugees. Judges: Underhill VP, Lewison, King LJ Citations: [2019] EWCA Civ 692, [2019] WLR(D) 244, [2019] PTSR 1738 Links: Bailii, WLRD Statutes: Housing Act 1996 166A, Children Act 2004 11(2), Equality Act 2010 19 29 149 Jurisdiction: England and Wales Citing: Appeal from – … Continue reading Ward and Others, Regina (on The Application of) v The London Borough of Hillingdon and Others: CA 16 Apr 2019

Rogerson v Wigan Metropolican Borough Council: QBD 14 Jul 2004

The claimant sought damages under the 1977 Act. The defendant said it had behaved lawfully. He had been housed in a hostel pending a decision on the application for permanent housing as a homeless person, which the defendant said excluded him from protection under the 1977 Act. Held: The claimant’s appeal failed.Auld LJ said: ‘the … Continue reading Rogerson v Wigan Metropolican Borough Council: QBD 14 Jul 2004

Nzolameso v City of Westminster: SC 2 Apr 2015

The court was asked ‘When is it lawful for a local housing authority to accommodate a homeless person a long way away from the authority’s own area where the homeless person was previously living? ‘ The claimant said that on applying for housing she had been rehoused outside the Borough and that the Coucil had … Continue reading Nzolameso v City of Westminster: SC 2 Apr 2015

Samuels v Birmingham City Council: SC 12 Jun 2019

The appellant had been provided with emergency accommodation after losing her assured shorthold tenancy, but the court was now asked ‘whether the council adopted the correct approach in determining that the accommodation was ‘affordable’ for those purposes.’ Held: Her appeal was granted. The 1996 Order requires the authority to take into account all sources of … Continue reading Samuels v Birmingham City Council: SC 12 Jun 2019

Aweys and Others, Regina (on the Application Of) v Birmingham City Council: Admn 26 Jan 2007

The applicant complained that the respondent’s housing allocation policies were unlawful, giving priority to those who were homeless or in temporary accommodation over those it had been found to be in overcrowded conditions. Held: The policy was unlawful. Chronic overcrowding was equivalent to homelessness, and having made once the finding, it became under an immediate … Continue reading Aweys and Others, Regina (on the Application Of) v Birmingham City Council: Admn 26 Jan 2007

Trindade v London Borough of Hackney: CA 6 Jul 2017

Appeal against a decision dismissing an appeal brought by the appellant under section 204 of the 1996 Act against an assessment made by the Council upon review under section 202 of the 1996 Act. The Council’s assessment in relation to establishing the extent of the duties it owed the appellant with respect to provision of … Continue reading Trindade v London Borough of Hackney: CA 6 Jul 2017

Regina v Waveney City Council, ex parte Bowers: CA 25 May 1982

The applicant was an alcoholic and had in 1980 been hit by a motor vehicle and suffered a severe head injury. He sought judicial review of the respondent’s failure to house him. Held: The appeal was allowed: ‘The question we have to consider is whether or not the applicant is vulnerable and secondly whether the … Continue reading Regina v Waveney City Council, ex parte Bowers: CA 25 May 1982

Samuels v Birmingham City Council: CA 27 Oct 2015

Judges: Richards, Floyd, Sales LJJ Citations: [2015] EWCA Civ 1051, [2015] WLR(D) 435 Links: Bailii, WLRD Statutes: Housing Act 1996 Jurisdiction: England and Wales Cited by: Appeal from – Samuels v Birmingham City Council SC 12-Jun-2019 The appellant had been provided with emergency accommodation after losing her assured shorthold tenancy, but the court was now … Continue reading Samuels v Birmingham City Council: CA 27 Oct 2015

O’Rourke v Mayor etc of the London Borough of Camden: HL 12 Jun 1997

The claimant had been released from prison and sought to be housed as a homeless person. He said that his imprisonment brought him within the category of having special need. He also claimed damages for the breach. Held: The Act was intended to confer a general social benefit of reducing homelessness, not a right in … Continue reading O’Rourke v Mayor etc of the London Borough of Camden: HL 12 Jun 1997

Birmingham City Council v Wilson: CA 17 Nov 2016

The case concerns the extent of a housing authority’s duty of inquiry, in light of the public sector equality duty set out in section 149 of the Equality Act 2010, into whether an applicant for homelessness assistance has a disability requiring special arrangements to be made. Black, Beatson, Sales LJJ [2016] EWCA Civ 1137 Bailii … Continue reading Birmingham City Council v Wilson: CA 17 Nov 2016

Abdulrahman, Regina (on The Application of) v The London Borough of Hillingdon: Admn 28 Oct 2016

Application for judicial review of a decision by the London Borough of Hillingdon to decline to accept the Claimant’s application made under section 183 of the Housing Act 1996 for accommodation. Neil Cameron QC [2016] EWHC 2647 (Admin) Bailii Housing Act 1996 183 England and Wales Housing Updated: 24 January 2022; Ref: scu.570780

W v London Borough of Haringey: Misc 17 Feb 2016

Central London County Court – appeal by W under s. 204 of the Housing Act 1996 against the decision on review by the respondent local housing authority (‘Haringey’), upholding an earlier decision that he was not within a category of persons who are in ‘a priority need for accommodation’, as specified in s. 189(1) of … Continue reading W v London Borough of Haringey: Misc 17 Feb 2016

Regina v London Borough of Newham and Bibi and Al-Nashed: CA 26 Apr 2001

The housing authority had mistakenly thought that it was obliged to re-house the applicants under the Act with secure accommodation, and promised them accordingly. Held: That promise had created a legitimate expectation: ‘In all legitimate expectation cases, whether substantive or procedural, three practical questions arise. The first question is to what has the public authority, … Continue reading Regina v London Borough of Newham and Bibi and Al-Nashed: CA 26 Apr 2001

Smajlaj, Regina (on The Application of) v London Borough of Waltham Forest: Admn 26 May 2016

Claim for judicial review brought against the defendant, the London Borough of Waltham Forest alleging that, having concluded that the claimant was not a ‘priority need’, it failed to perform its duty under Part VII of the Housing Act 1996, in particular to provide appropriate advice and assistance (s.192(2)) and accommodation in the exercise of … Continue reading Smajlaj, Regina (on The Application of) v London Borough of Waltham Forest: Admn 26 May 2016

Vilvarasa v London Borough of Harrow: CA 16 Nov 2010

Appeal against dismissal of the appeal the claimant from a decision of the Borough that its duty under the 1996 Act to secure that accommodation was available for him and his family had ceased by virtue of section 193(5) of the Act. Carnwath, Rimer, Munby LJJ [2010] EWCA Civ 1278, [2011] HLR 11 Bailii Housing … Continue reading Vilvarasa v London Borough of Harrow: CA 16 Nov 2010

Best, Regina (on The Application of) v Oxford City Council: Admn 25 Mar 2009

Local authorities have a legal duty to provide accommodation which was suitable for homeless applicants, and suitability included affordability. Geraldine Andrews QC HHJ [2009] EWHC 608 (Admin) Bailii Housing Act 1996 193 England and Wales Cited by: Cited – SG and Others, Regina (on The Application of) v Secretary of State for Work and Pensions … Continue reading Best, Regina (on The Application of) v Oxford City Council: Admn 25 Mar 2009

Newark and Sherwood Homes v Gorman: CA 3 Jun 2015

The appellant challenged an order declaring on a preliminary issue that the respondent council had elected to operate an introductory tenancy regime for the purposes of Section 124 of the 1996 Act and therefore that the tenancy granted by the respondent to the appellant was an introductory tenancy for the purposes of part V of … Continue reading Newark and Sherwood Homes v Gorman: CA 3 Jun 2015

Barrett, Regina (on The Application of) v City of Westminster Council: Admn 28 Jul 2015

The Claimant challenged the Defendant’s decisions to refuse to exercise its discretion under section 188(3) of the Housing Act to secure that accommodation is available to the Claimant pending the outcome of its review of her application for assistance under Part 7 of the Housing Act 1996. John Bowers QC [2015] EWHC 2515 (Admin) Bailii … Continue reading Barrett, Regina (on The Application of) v City of Westminster Council: Admn 28 Jul 2015

Regina v London Borough of Hammersmith and Fulham ex parte Fleck: Admn 18 Aug 1997

Sedley J said that , there would be a real risk that ‘a sick and vulnerable individual (and I do not use the word ‘vulnerable’ in its statutory sense) is going to be put out on the streets’, which he described as a ‘reproach to a society that considers itself to be civilised’. Sedley J … Continue reading Regina v London Borough of Hammersmith and Fulham ex parte Fleck: Admn 18 Aug 1997

Manchester City Council v Pinnock: SC 3 Nov 2010

The tenant had been secure but had his tenancy had been reduced to an insecure demoted tenancy after he was accused of anti-social behaviour. He had not himself been accused of any misbehaviour, but it was said that he should have controlled his family members. The county court had been unwilling to allow any challenge … Continue reading Manchester City Council v Pinnock: SC 3 Nov 2010

London Borough of Lewisham v Malcolm: HL 25 Jun 2008

Unrelated Detriment was no Discrimination The tenant had left his flat and sublet it so as to allow the landlord authority an apparently unanswerable claim for possession. The authority appealed a finding that they had to take into account the fact that the tenant was disabled and make reasonable adjustments. Held: The authority’s appeal succeeded. … Continue reading London Borough of Lewisham v Malcolm: HL 25 Jun 2008