||All England Reporter
|| All ER (D) 77 (Aug)
Stanley Burnton J
||James Goudie QC and Zia Nabi (instructed by Miles & Partners) for W.
||Stephen Knafler (instructed by Akin Alabi) for the authority.
||23 August 2001
Housing - Local authority - Duty to provide accommodation - Claimant suffering from schizophrenia - Claimant sharing small two-bedroom flat with wife and eight children - Claimant receiving mental health care in the community - Whether local housing authority under absolute duty to provide larger accommodation - s 21.
Having considered the conclusions of previous authorities that s21 of the applied to the provision of ordinary residential accommodation, the court ruled that no duty under s21 arose in any event in the instant case as the housing authority's assessment of the claimant did not reveal a need for care and attention that was not otherwise available.
- The All England Law Reports comprises judgments with headnotes and catchwords indicating the area of law and key issues of the case prepared by legally qualified editorsFind AllER Reports
- Cases related to this particular case that are related to, or discuss this caseView related cases
- Commentary discussing this particular case from LexisLibrary's comprehensive range of titles including Butterworths, Halsbury's and TolleyView related commentary