Fairness for hedges

R(Pelling) v Newham LBC [2011] EWHC 3265 (Admin), 28.10.2011 (not on Bailii yet)

It’s fair to say that I have an unnatural (purely) academic interest in high hedges – my colleagues laugh every time I try to discuss it sensibly.  I’ve always found it discursively significant that provisions about high hedges were included in the Anti-Social Behaviour Act 2003.  Anyway, there are others who have a more practical interest in them too, as can be seen from the various television programmes which grace our screens about them (often in the vein of the “neighbours from hell”).  Whether or not Dr Pelling has appeared in those programmes, I do not know, … Read the full post

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