||All England Reporter
|| All ER (D) 120 (Apr)
|| EWCA Civ 409
||Court of Appeal, Civil Division
Peter Gibson, Jacob LJJ and Sir William Aldous
||James Goudie QC and Paul Stagg (instructed by Mason Bullock, Northampton) for the claimants.
||James Findlay (instructed by Kevin Lane, Northampton) for the first defendant.
||Philip Sales and Marie-Eleni Demetriou (instructed by the Solicitor for the Department of Work and Pensions) for the second defendant.
||7 April 2004
Social security - Housing benefit - Entitlement - Communal occupation of church property by church members - Tenancy agreements pursuant to which property occupied not on a commercial basis - Housing Benefit (General) Regulations 1987, , reg 7.
The issue of whether or not there was a commercial basis for a tenancy agreement for the purposes of reg7 of the Housing Benefit (General) Regulations 1987, , was one of fact. Religious, or indeed any other, reasons could not turn that which was non-commercial into that which was.
- An Official transcript is the final version of the judgment prepared by shorthand writers. LexisLibrary contains all judgments from the High Court and aboveView Judgment
- 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