Source: All England Reporter
Publisher Citation: [2002] All ER (D) 241 (Mar)
Court: Administrative Court
Judge:

Richards J

Representation Edward Fitzpatrick (instructed by Hodge Jones & Allen) for the claimant.
  Jonathan Manning (instructed by Owen Wilcox) for the local authority.
Judgment Dates: 15 March 2002

Catchwords

Social security - Housing benefit - Entitlement - Housing benefit review board refusing application for benefit - Review board failing to consider whether to extend time limit to allow new evidence - Whether review board an independent and impartial tribunal - Whether review board failing to consider material fact - Housing Benefit (General) Regulations 1987, reg 73(1) - European Convention on Human Rights, art 6.

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