Central Bedfordshire Council v Taylor & Ors
We’ve just heard that permission to appeal to the Supreme Court in Central Beds v Taylor has been refused. Our note of the Court of Appeal case is here. This was surely a chance for the Supreme Court to revisit Kay and Doherty in the light of the Connors and after ECtHR decisions, aka the great quarter pounder v Royale with cheese issue. Lords Walker, Mance and Collins held that:
“the application did not raise an arguable point of law of general public importance which ought to be considered by the Supreme Court at this time.”
One now wonders how the application for permission in Manchester CC v Pinnock will fare? (our note on Pinnock here) Particularly as a host of Court of Appeal (and possibly County Court) cases are stayed pending Pinnock.