Regina (on the application of Waite) v Hammersmith and Fulham London Borough Council: CA 2002

As to the distribution of benefits, ‘ . . the distribution of State benefit lies peculiarly within the constitutional responsibility of elected Government’.


Laws LJ


[2002] EWCA Civ 482


England and Wales

Cited by:

CitedRegina on the Application of Isle of Anglesey County Council v Secretary of State for Work and Pensions Admn 30-Oct-2003
The claimant council sought re-imbursement from the Secretary of the excess housing benefit payments it had made to claimants. The system expected the Council to have made referrals of high rents to rent officers. The respondent had decided that it . .
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Updated: 16 May 2022; Ref: scu.187290