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Harris v Hounslow LBC

Sarah Salmon, barrister at Field Court Chambers, looks at the decision in Harris v Hounslow LBC [2017] EWCA Civ 1476 where the Court of Appeal dismissed the tenant’s appeal against a possession order made on mandatory grounds under the Housing Act 1985. The tenant had failed at first instance in his public law defence challenging the review procedure adopted by the local authority on the basis that any procedural defect had been cured during the pendency of the proceedings.

 

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