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In the teeth of it …

In El-Dinnaoui v Westminster CC [2013] EWCA Civ 231, the Court of Appeal found that the offer of a flat on the 16th floor of a block to a household which contained a person with fear of heights was perverse.  The offer of accommodation was "in the teeth" of...

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Residing together, apart.

Sharif v The London Borough of Camden [2013] UKSC 10 Does accommodation available for occupation by a person and those reasonably expected to reside with them have to be in one unit of accommodation? In this case, the Court of Appeal had said yes (our report...

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Wrong priorities

Every now and again, there is a Local Government Ombudsman report that seems to go beyond individual instances of maladministration and instead capture something of the zeitgeist. The LGO decision summarised here (and see here for the full decision [pdf])...

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Deja Vu All Over Again (and again)

In Samin v Westminster CC [2012] EWCA Civ 1468 [not on bailii yet - lawtel has a transcript], the Court of Appeal had to decide what was meant by someone being "temporarily unable to work" so as to determine if Mr Samin retained his status as a "worker"...

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A cautionary tale

In R(Hamid) v Secretary of State for the Home Department [2012] EWHC 3070 (Admin) [not on Baili yet, but apparently on Lawtel], the Divisional Court signalled its intention to get much tougher on out of hours administrative court applications to the duty...

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