|Source:||All England Reporter|
|Publisher Citation:|| All ER (D) 61 (Oct)|
|Representation||Hugh Southey (instructed by Turpin & Miller, Oxford) for the claimant.|
|Jonathon Swift (instructed by Peter Clark, Oxford) for the defendant.|
|Judgment Dates:||4 October 2002|
Housing - Local authority - Duty to provide accommodation - Claimant 's marriage breaking down due to domestic violence - Claimant citizen of Pakistan - Claimant seeking assistance from local authority - Local authority refusing assistance on basis that need for care and attention brought about solely by destitution - Claimant contending authority failing to take proper consideration of vulnerability caused by domestic violence - Whether authority in error - s 21(1A) - s 3.