|Source:||All England Reporter|
|Publisher Citation:|| All ER (D) 1349|
|Court:||Court of Appeal, Civil Division|
Pill, May and Hale LJJ
|Representation||David Bean QC (instructed by Nash & Co) for the claimant.|
|Bryan McGuire (instructed by the Legal Department, Waveney District Council) for the council.|
|Judgment Dates:||1 December 1999|
Social security - Housing benefit - Benefit paid direct to landlord - Council deciding landlord had been overpaid - Council deducting overpayment from further sums due to landlord - Landlord seeking to recover amount deducted in county court - Whether landlord having private law right of action to recover sum deducted - Housing Benefit (General) Regulations 1987.