More results...

Generic selectors
Exact matches only
Search in title
Search in content
Post Type Selectors
Filter by Categories
Assured Shorthold tenancy
Benefits and care
Housing Conditions
Housing law - All
Introductory and Demoted tenancies
Leasehold and shared ownership
Licences and occupiers
Mortgage possession
Regulation and planning
Trusts and Estoppel
Unlawful eviction and harassment

Grant cuts overturned?


We know nothing more about this case than is reported by Local Government Lawyer here, but it appears that a judicial review of London Councils decision to cut £10 million from its £24.6 million grant scheme to voluntary sector organisations in the capital was successful on Friday 26 January.

The Judicial Review was brought by two service users of affected voluntary organisations, apparently on the grounds that a proper assessment of gender, disability and race equality impacts was not carried out. The cuts would have affected more than 200 voluntary and community sector organisations in London, with tens of thousands of clients.

No transcript is available yet, hopefully it will be soon and we’ll update when we have it. Pierce Glynn acted for the service user claimants, any more details welcome…

Giles Peaker is a solicitor and partner in the Housing and Public Law team at Anthony Gold Solicitors in South London. You can find him on Linkedin and on Twitter. Known as NL round these parts.

1 Comment

Leave a Reply (We can't offer advice on individual issues)

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.