Our website is set to allow the use of cookies. For more information and to change settings click here. If you are happy with cookies please click "Continue" or simply continue browsing. Continue.

Public law and Regulation

Case reports and guidance on public law and professional regulation issues

21 SEP 2011

O (A Child), R (on the application of) v London Borough of Hammersmith and Fulham [2011] EWHC 679 (Admin)

Community care – Education – Accommodation

23 March 2011
Administrative Court
Blair J

Failure to accord sufficient weight to the transitional impact of an accommodation move should be determined in accordance with the Wednesbury test. 
Summary of Judgment
(1) The Claimant, a young man with autism and complex needs, challenged the decision made by the Defendant for him to be placed in different accommodation. The new accommodation was proposed on the basis of proximity to family and this therefore allowing for the maintenance of family links. Cost also featured in the decision, but was not a determining factor.

To read the full case summary and to view the case transcript, you must subscribe to Jordans Public Law Online (if you already subscribe click here to log in).

To request a free trial click here and select Jordans Public Law online from the drop down menu.

Education Law Journal

Education Law Journal

Keeping you up to date with the latest developments in education law.

Available in Education Law Online
Immigration and Nationality Law Reports

Immigration and Nationality Law Reports

An authoritative source of case reports covering every aspect of immigration, asylum and...

More Info from £155.00
Available in Immigration and Human Rights Online
Subscribe to our newsletters