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Local Government weekly highlights—19 April 2018

Local Government weekly highlights—19 April 2018
Published on: 19 April 2018
Published by: LexisPSL
  • Local Government weekly highlights—19 April 2018
  • In this issue:
  • Social Housing
  • Homeless family left to live in hotel for three years
  • Social care
  • Government response to review on the law on deprivation of liberty
  • Welsh Ministers calling UK government to reconsider benefits reforms
  • £1.5m damages for care home resident’s burn injuries
  • Children’s social care
  • Local authorities should not circumvent the court (Re T (a child) (placement order))
  • More...

Article summary

This week’s edition of Local Government highlights includes, among other things, analysis of the government’s response to the Law Commission review on deprivation of liberty, case analysis of recent Court of Appeal decisions concerning children’s social care, an independent review of the governance of the business rates system, reports highlighting concerns over NHS patient data and learnings from the 2017 WannaCry cyber-attack, plus a local authority fined £120,000 for data breaches following a request under the Freedom of Information Act 2000. or take a trial to read the full analysis.

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