Homeless

You win some, you lose some

Oxford City Council v Bull [2011] EWCA Civ 609 In which the Court of Appeal had to consider whether the homeless applicant had made himself intentionally homeless and whether he was in priority need. Mr Bull separated from his wife in June 2009 and...

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A room of one’s own

Virginia Woolf famously remarked that for a woman to write fiction, she required enough means to support herself and a room of her own. For homeless applicants, though, sometimes separated spaces can be the problem.   Aliya Sharif v Camden LBC...

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Well, that’s embarrassing

You know how when you search for something that isn't there on NL, it comes up with that (quite annoying) "well, that's embarrassing" logo?  Well, I searched last night for Vilvarasa v Harrow LBC [2010] EWCA Civ 1278 but couldn't find it.  Then, it...

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The Schleswig-Holstein Question

As Lord Palmerstone might have said: "Only three people have ever really understood this eligibility business - the Prince Consort, who is dead - a German professor, who has gone mad - and I, who have forgotten all about it." That, frankly, sums up...

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