Source: All England Reporter
Publisher Citation: [2002] All ER (D) 115 (Jul)
Neutral Citation: [2002] EWHC 1371 (Admin)
Court: Administrative Court
Judge:

Silber J

Representation John Walsh (instructed by Straker Holford) for the claimant.
  Harini Iyengar(instructed by Kath Nicholson) for the authority.
  Martin Chamberlain (instructed by the Treasury Solicitor) for the Secretary of State for Education and Skills, the interested party.
Judgment Dates: 8 July 2002

Catchwords

University - Grant for study - Local authority grant - Power of local authority to give student support - Claimant deciding to study at private college in Dublin - Authority informing claimant of entitlement to student support - Claimant commencing studies - Authority later determining no entitlement to financial assistance - Whether claimant having legitimate expectation of student support - Whether local authority having power to provide student support - s 2(1).

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