YL v. Birmingham City Council and Others – Times Law Reports

Posted June 21st, 2007 in care homes, human rights, law reports by sally

Exercise of delegated council duty is a private function

YL v. Birmingham City Council and Others

House of Lords

“Where a private care home, under contract with a local authority, provided care and accommodation for an elderly person which the authority had been under a statutory duty to arrange, the care home was not exercising functions of a public nature so as to allow her to claim a breach of duty under the European Convention on Human Rights.”

The Times, 21st June 2007

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