Source: All England Reporter
Publisher Citation: [2006] All ER (D) 66 (Apr)
Neutral Citation: [2006] EWCA Civ 383
Court: Court of Appeal, Civil Division

Buxton, Lloyd and Richards LJJ

Representation Christopher Vajda QC and Ranjit Bhose (instructed by Jeff Lustig) for the authority.
  Nicholas Blake QC and Jane Hodgson (instructed by Chambers Rutland and Crawford) for the first defendant.
  Stephen Knafler (instructed by Bennett Wilkins) for the second defendant.
  Nicholas Paines QC and Eleanor Grey (instructed by the Treasury Solicitor) for the First Secretary of State as intervener.
Judgment Dates: 6 April 2006


Local authority - Housing - Housing assistance - European Economic Area nationals - Authority refusing applications for housing assistance - Whether applicants subject to immigration control - Whether applicants requiring leave to remain in UK - Whether applicants entitled to housing assistance - Immigration (European Economic Area) Regulations 2000, SI 2000/2326, regs 12, 14 - , s 7 - , s 2 - , s 185(2) - , s 13(2).

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