|Source:||All England Reporter|
|Publisher Citation:|| All ER (D) 42 (Feb)|
Maurice Kay J
|Representation||Jan Luba QC and Adam Fullwood (instructed by Thrasher Walker Partnership, Stockport) for the claimants.|
|Guy Featherstonhaugh (instructed by the Treasury Solicitor) for the rent service.|
|Judgment Dates:||2 February 2001|
Social security - Housing benefit - Assessment - Payment in respect of rent - Local reference rent - Rent officer assessing local reference rent - Rent officer taking whole metropolitan borough council area as 'locality' - Whether rent officer erring - Rent Officer (Housing Benefit Functions) Order 1997, Sch 1, Pt 1, para 4.