R (on the application of TW, SW & EM) v London Borough of Hillingdon [2018] EWHC 1791 (Admin)

13 Jul 2018

Housing, Public Law and Judicial Review

The allocation scheme of the London Borough of Hillingdon unlawfully discriminated against the Claimants, pursuant to ss. 19 and 29 of the Equality Act 2010, on grounds of racial group (Irish Travellers) in so far as concerned the (10-year) residence requirement and uplift, but not with regard to the working household uplift. There could be no justification given the lack of evidence-base. There was further a breach of s. 11(2) of the Children Act 2004 with regard to the residence requirement and uplift, but not as far as concerned the working household uplift.

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