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.
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