‘Sutton v Norwich (2021) EWCA Civ 20, on appeal from the Upper Tribunal (Lands Chamber) (2020) UKUT 0090 (LC), 20th March 2020.Underhill (VP Court of Appeal, Civil) LJ; Moylan and Newey LLJ.
In this case, the Court of Appeal considered the civil penalties for a “relevant housing offence” imposed under s.249A of the Housing Act 2004 (the 2004 Act) by Norwich City Council on Mr Nicholas Sutton.
Nearly Legal, 14th January 2021
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‘The motion for the recent Kingsley Napley debate: “This House believes remote hearings are not remotely fair” was carried with a fairly balanced 56% in favour and 44% against. With an audience made up of over a hundred family lawyers and barristers, this result was no doubt influenced by their experience of remote court hearings heard either via video link or by telephone over the last six months, since the national lockdown in March.’
Family Law, 14th January 2021
‘Maternity services at a hospital have been downgraded to “inadequate” after inspectors found a “potential risk for baby abduction”. The Care Quality Commission (CQC) inspected Bedford Hospital’s maternity services in November following “14 whistle-blower inquiries”.’
BBC News, 15 January 2021