Source: All England Reporter
Publisher Citation: [2003] All ER (D) 272 (Jan)
Neutral Citation: [2003] EWHC 42 (Admin)
Court: Administrative Court
Judge:

Newman J

Representation Steven Knafler (instructed by Community Law Partnership) for the claimant.
  Tim Mould (instructed by Lyn Thomas) for the authority.
Judgment Dates: 24 January 2003

Catchwords

Housing - Local authority housing - Allocation of housing - Gypsy seeking alternative accommodation - Relevant factors.

The Case

In considering an application by a gypsy for accommodation other than conventional housing, there could be degrees of aversion to conventional housing, although there was no authority to support the proposition that an offer of bricks and mortar was incapable of constituting an offer of alternative accommodation

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