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Local Government weekly highlights—9 August 2018

Published on: 09 August 2018
Published by: LexisPSL
  • Local Government weekly highlights—9 August 2018
  • In this issue:
  • Social Housing
  • Reasonableness of accommodation in homelessness cases: the impact of the public sector equality duty (Lomax v Gosport Borough Council)
  • The housing crisis—proptech and solutions to the housing crises
  • Judicial review
  • Court of Appeal highlights continuing duty of candour in judicial review following ‘very serious breach’ by the Home Secretary (R (on the application of Citizens UK) v Secretary of State for the Home Department)
  • Lord Chancellor's failure to disclose information on consultation unlawful (R (on the application of The Law Society) v Lord Chancellor)
  • Procurement
  • Issues in public procurement: limitation, confidential information and abnormally low tenders (SRCL Ltd v National Health Service Commissioning Board)
  • More...

Article summary

This week’s edition of Local Government highlights includes case analysis of the Court of Appeal’s decision in Lomax v Gosport Borough Council, case reports of two significant Judicial Review decisions where the public authority was found to have acted unlawfully, public procurement analysis of the decision in SRCL Ltd v NHS Commissioning Board, case analysis of the Public Spaces decision in Dulgeriu v LB Ealing and further updates on adult and children’s social care, education and planning. or take a trial to read the full analysis.

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