Source: All England Reporter
Publisher Citation: [2002] All ER (D) 293 (Jul)
Neutral Citation: [2002] EWCA Civ 1038
Court: Court of Appeal, Civil Division
Judge:

Schiemann, Laws LJJ and Jackson J

Representation Paul Stagg (instructed by Straker Holford & Co) for the claimant.
  Nathalie Lieven (instructed by Alison Lowton) for the local authority.
  Nigel Giffin (instructed by the Treasury Solicitor) for the Secretary of State.
Judgment Dates: 19 July 2002

Catchwords

Social security - Housing benefit - Assessment - More than one person liable for rent - Apportionment of rent for which each person liable - One of persons liable for rent a full time student - Whether student should be left out of account in apportioning liability for rent - Housing Benefits (General) Regulations 198, regs 10, 47, 48A.

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