|Source:||All England Reporter|
|Publisher Citation:|| All ER (D) 449 (Jul)|
|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|
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.