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11/05/2013

Bedroom Tax Judicial Review update

Just to note that the 10 joined bedroom tax Judicial Review claims (for initial details see our note) are listed for full hearing on Wednesday to Friday next week (15-17 May). The claims involve a range of challenges to the regulations involving disabled adults, disabled children and children unable to share rooms for other reasons.

More details as soon as we get them.

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.

5 Comments

  1. Pat swindley

    Have had an outside lift fitted , a stairlift , and a wet room and my housing association have refused to move me because of the money that has been spent on the property, also tbey have no suitable properties anyway , i have a spare room and am being made to pay fourteen pound a week which i can ill afford how is this right

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  2. bobbrown1951@hotmail.com

    got same problem but don’t know if I have to pay or not still waiting for Redditch council to make a decision . […. edit for relevance NL]

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  3. Sandie

    News is just breaking that the challenge has failed.

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    • J

      Although the judgment seems to say that the “regs/guidance” argument as mainly advanced by Birmingham CC, rather than any of the claimants. Not that it really matters. Good to win on one point at least.

      Was permission to appeal granted?

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