R v Gravesham BC, ex parte Winchester

JurisdictionEngland & Wales
CourtQueen's Bench Division
Date1986
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  • London Borough of Wandsworth v NJ
    • United Kingdom
    • Court of Appeal (Civil Division)
    • 21 November 2013
    ...is minded to weigh substantially against him. Any doubt or uncertainty must be resolved in the applicant's favour (see e.g. R v. Gravesham B.C, ex parte Winchester (1986) 18 HLR 208 QBD). ii) Section 184(2) provides that: "They may also make enquiries whether he has a local connection with ......
  • Cramp v Hastings Borough Council; Phillips v Camden London Borough Council
    • United Kingdom
    • Court of Appeal (Civil Division)
    • 29 July 2005
    ...phrases that still survive in Part VII of the 1996 Act. It is only necessary to quote two of them. In R v Gravesham BC ex p Winchester (1986) 18 HLR 207 Simon Brown J said of a predecessor statute at pp 214–5: "The burden lies upon the local authority to make appropriate enquiries … in a ca......
  • Osei v Southwark LBC
    • United Kingdom
    • Court of Appeal (Civil Division)
    • 25 July 2007
    ...under s 202 of the Housing Act 1996 is not of course carrying out a judicial function. In R (Winchester) v Gravesham Borough Council (1986) 18 HLR 207, Simon Brown J as he then was described the principles applicable to the task of the housing authority when determining intentional homeless......
  • Michael Hobbs Michelle Hobbs v London Borough of Sutton
    • United Kingdom
    • Court of Appeal (Civil Division)
    • 6 July 1993
    ...minded to regard as weighing against him: see per, Simon Brown J. (as he then was) in R.v. Gravesham Borough Council, ex parte Winchester 18 H.L.R 207, p.215. That does not mean that having come to the conclusion that the applicant has not been telling the truth on essential matters or has ......
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