Source: All England Reporter
Publisher Citation: [2002] All ER (D) 449 (Jul)
Court: Administrative Court
Judge:

Harrison J

Representation Charles George QC and James Pereira (instructed by Kenneth Beavis) for the claimant
  Carine Patry (instructed by the Treasury Solicitor) for the defendant
Judgment Dates: 29 July 2002

Catchwords

Public authority - Statutory powers - Duty of Minister - Maladministration - Claimant's property to be adversely affected by proposed bypass - Secretary of State failing to advise council of statutory powers empowering them to purchase property - Claimant complaining to Commissioner - Claimant challenging Commissioner's report - Whether report to be quashed.

The Case

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