When does the refusal to provide accommodation to an applicant breach Article 3? – Nearly Legal

Posted August 5th, 2016 in housing, human rights, local government, news by tracey

‘In R (GS) v Camden LBC [2016] EWHC 1762 (Admin), the High Court was required to consider whether a Swiss national, who was not present in the UK lawfully, was entitled to accommodation under the Care Act 2014 or, alternatively, whether Camden were obliged to provide accommodation under s.1, Localism Act 2011 to avoid a breach of Article 3 of the European Convention of Human Rights. The result – which was positive for GS – is potentially of considerable assistance for similar people.’

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Nearly legal, 3rd August 2016

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