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Local authority adult care needs assessment set aside by Admin Court after being found to be irrational (R (on the application of JG (by her litigation friend)) v Southwark London Borough Council)

Local authority adult care needs assessment set aside by Admin Court after being found to be irrational (R (on the application of JG (by her litigation friend)) v Southwark London Borough Council)
Published on: 24 July 2020
Published by: LexisPSL
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Article summary

Local Government analysis: Administrative Court sets aside and remits an adult care needs assessment performed by social workers at Southwark London Borough Council on the grounds that it was irrational for ignoring relevant (mainly expert) evidence. Written by Adam Heppinstall, barrister, at Henderson Chambers. or take a trial to read the full analysis.

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