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LexisNexis - Local authorities’ obligations to unaccompanied child asylum seekers (KA and another v London Borough of Croydon)

14.08.2017

Peggy Etiebet looks at the judgment in KA and another v London Borough of Croydon and considers the vexed question of when a local authority is entitled to cease support under....

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High Court judgment sounds warning note for housing authorities

11.08.2017

A judgment handed down on 10 August 2017 by Popplewell J sounds a warning for local authorities in relation to their procedures for managing temporary accommodation. Dacorum Borough Council housed a....

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The Dunsfold Aerodrome call-in inquiry

11.08.2017

The Dunsfold Aerodrome call-in inquiry has now closed.  The inspector will in due course report to the Secretary of State.  The inquiry sat between 18 July 2017 and 3 August....

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Unlawful sub-letting & the abuse of social housing

07.08.2017

High court overturns SPO and gives unprecedented UPO guidance Poplar HARCA v (1) Begum (2) Rohim [2017] UKHC 2040 (QB) "... it is not compassionate to allow profiteering fraudsters indefinitely to continue to occupy....