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
[1997] EWHC Admin 779, [1998] COD 43, (1998) 30 HLR 679
Housing Act 1996 189
England and Wales
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CitedHotak and Others v London Borough of Southwark and Another SC 13-May-2015
The court was asked as to the duty of local housing authorities towards homeless people who claim to be ‘vulnerable’, and therefore to have ‘a priority need’ for the provision of housing accommodation under Part VII of the Housing Act 1996. Those . .

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Updated: 03 January 2022; Ref: scu.137724