Risk Management Partners Ltd, Regina (on the Application of) v The Council of London Borough of Brent: Admn 22 Apr 2008

Several local authorities had come together to establish a mutual insurance company. The defendants issued a tender for insurance, and the claimants complained that though their tender had been most advantageous, the defendant had abandoned the tender toaward the contract to the mutual company.
Held: Brent had no power under either section 111 of the Local Government Act 1972 or section 2 of the Local Government Act 2000 to participate in establishing LAML or become a participating member of that company, or to make payment of the capitalisation amount or to grant a guarantee to the company.
Stanley Burnton LJ
[2008] EWHC 692 (Admin), [2008] LGR 331
Public Contracts Regulations 2006, Local Government Act 1972, Local Government Act 2000 2
England and Wales
Cited by:
See AlsoRisk Management Partners Ltd v The London Borough of Brent Admn 16-May-2008
Claim for damages – alleged breach of regulations by local council.
Held: Brent had acted in breach of the 2006 Regulations when it abandoned the tender process and awarded the insurance contracts to LAML. Issues of causation and damages were . .
See AlsoBrent London Borough Council v Risk Management Partners Ltd CA 9-Jun-2009
Brent appealed from a finding that it had failed when redirecting a contract for insurance and had no power to become a member or participating member of London Authorities Mutual Limited or to make payments or to enter into commitments to make . .
At First InstanceBrent London Borough Council and Others v Risk Management Partners Ltd SC 9-Feb-2011
The council had put out to tender its insurance requirements. The respondent submitted its bid. The council then withdrew the tender in order to take up membership of a mutual company providing such services created by local authorities in London. . .

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Updated: 07 February 2021; Ref: scu.267035