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Local Government weekly highlights— 7 June 2018

Published on: 07 June 2018
Published by: LexisPSL
  • Local Government weekly highlights— 7 June 2018
  • In this issue:
  • Governance
  • Limitations on councils’ power regarding allegations of misconduct (R (Harvey) v Ledbury Town Council)
  • Court rules gang injunctions do not require criminal standard of proof
  • Procurement
  • TCC sets aside MoD contract award decision but declines to grant mandatory injunction (MLS (Overseas) Ltd v Secretary of State for Defence)
  • Social Housing
  • Human rights damages claim for breach of statutory housing duty fails (R (on the application of McDonagh) v London Borough of Enfield)
  • Bid for legal review of Right to Rent policy underway
  • More...

Article summary

This week’s edition of Local Government highlights includes analysis of the governance decisions in R(Harvey) v Ledbury Town Council, and Jones v Birmingham City Council, the procurement decision in MLS (Overseas) Ltd v Secretary of State for Defence. It also includes Social Housing analysis of the decision in McDonagh v LB Enfield and of the proposed New Town Development Corporations together with licensing, education, health and social care updates. or take a trial to read the full analysis.

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