The court considered the duties of local authorities to support infirm asylum seekers with children.
Held: The authority had an obligation to support the adult, but the responsibility for the children fell on the National Asylum Support Service.
Lord Justice Rix, LCJ, Lord Justice Carnwath
 EWCA Civ 535, Times 27-May-2004,  2 FNR 476
England and Wales
Cited – Westminster City Council v National Asylum Support Service HL 17-Oct-2002
The applicant sought assistance from the local authority. He suffered from spinal myeloma, was destitute and an asylum seeker.
Held: Although the Act had withdrawn the obligation to provide assistance for many asylum seekers, those who were . .
Cited – City of Westminster v Boraliu CA 2-Nov-2007
The Council had taken leases of properties from a Housing Association to provide accomodation to the homeless, satisfying its statutory duties. The tenant B was said to be a non-secure tenant, but the tenancy agreement did not reflect the terms of . .
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Immigration, Benefits, Children
Updated: 10 June 2022; Ref: scu.196626