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Local Government weekly highlights—3 August 2017

Published on: 03 August 2017
Published by: LexisPSL
  • Local Government weekly highlights—3 August 2017
  • In this issue:
  • Social care
  • Health boards ‘misinterpreted’ law by not funding social care (R (on the application of Forge Care Homes Ltd and others) v Cardiff and Vale University Health Board and others)
  • Social housing
  • Government to launch building regulation and fire safety review
  • Allocation policy discriminatory but justified (R (H) v Ealing LBC)
  • Homes and Communities Agency publishes new version of Regulating the Standards
  • Healthcare
  • NHS launches plan to attract and retain mental health staff
  • More...

Article summary

This week’s edition of Local Government highlights includes news of the Supreme Court’s decision to allow the appeal of the local authorities in the case of R (on the application of Forge Care Homes Ltd and others) v Cardiff and Vale University Health Board and others; information about new guidance on conducting judicial reviews; and details of a building regulation and fire safety review in response to the fire at Grenfell Tower. or take a trial to read the full analysis.

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