Capital & Counties Plc v Hampshire County Council

JurisdictionEngland & Wales
CourtQueen's Bench Division
Judgment Date28 March 1996
Date28 March 1996
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12 cases
  • Kent v Griffiths (No.2)
    • United Kingdom
    • Court of Appeal (Civil Division)
    • 3 February 2000
    ...defence the LAS admitted that it was under a duty to respond. However, after the decision of this Court in the case of Capital & Counties Plc v Hampshire County Council [1997] QB 1004.(Stuart-Smith, Potter and Judge LJJ) that a fire brigade was not under a common law duty to answer calls to......
  • OLL Ltd v Secretary of State for Transport
    • United Kingdom
    • Queen's Bench Division
    • Invalid date
  • Harris v Evans and Another
    • United Kingdom
    • Court of Appeal (Civil Division)
    • 24 April 1998
    ...be prepared to rule out the possibility that damage thus caused could be recovered by means of a negligence action. Capital & Counties PLC -v- Hampshire County Council [1997] 2 AER 865 seems to me to provide support to such an action. But the present case is not of that sort. Mr Evans' alle......
  • Phelps v London Borough of Hillingdon
    • United Kingdom
    • House of Lords
    • 27 July 2000
    ...with special educational needs. There is no more justification for a blanket immunity in their cases than there was in Capital & Counties Plc. v. Hampshire County Council [1997] Q.B. 1004. 54 I full agree with what was said by Lord Browne-Wilkinson in X Minors (supra) at page 766B-E that a ......
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