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New Court of Appeal case on PSED and 'general housing circumstances'

01.08.2018

The Court of Appeal has set out a six-stage test for comparing the position of a disabled person with the "general circumstances prevailing in relation to housing" under section 177(2)....

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Private hire: scope of fit and proper test

31.07.2018

Hull Crown Court has upheld decisions of East Riding Yorkshire Council to revoke a private hire operator's and driver's licence. The case provides a practical example of a court looking at....

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Significant Court of Appeal decision concerning the Equality Act 2010, proportionality and warrant suspension applications

26.07.2018

This morning the Court of Appeal has handed down judgment in the case of Paragon Asra Housing Limited v. James Neville [2018] EWCA Civ 1712. It is a judgment of significance....

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High Court upholds 10 years’ residence requirement to join social housing waiting list

26.07.2018

A condition requiring applicants to demonstrate at least 10 years' continuous residence in-borough before they can qualify to join Hillingdon Council's Housing Register – a condition thought to be the....