R v London Borough of Merton ex parte Sembi [2000] 32 HLR 439; (1999) COD 417 : Times, June 9, 1999

01 Jan 2018

Public Law and Judicial Review

Judicial review – Local Government – Housing

The respondent had not failed to comply with its duty under s.193 Housing Act 1996 by reason of the delay in finding suitable long-term accommodation for a disabled resident. It inevitably took time to find such accommodation and the respondent faced difficulties in doing so in the present case.