A Local Authority must maintain some facilities to provide each type of social care it was required to supply.
Independent 21-Apr-1995, Times 05-Jun-1995
England and Wales
Appeal from – Regina v Wandsworth London Borough Council Ex Parte Beckwith CA 29-Jun-1995
Local Authority may cease to provide any care of a particular class if alternative voluntary arrangements can be made available. . .
At first instance – Regina v Wandsworth London Borough Council Ex Parte Beckwith HL 15-Dec-1995
The applicants had contended that Wandsworth was under a duty to maintain some accommodation for the elderly in premises under its own management.
Held: The applicants claim failed. Local Authorities may provide all care for elderly by outside . .
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Updated: 10 April 2022; Ref: scu.88248