Local authority’s pay decision to care homes Wednesbury unreasonable


Re: R (Torbay Quality Care Forum Ltd) v Torbay Council [2014] EWHC 4321

The claimant association of independent care home operators sought judicial review of the defendant local authority’s decision setting the figure it was prepared to pay to providers. Held: allowing the application, the Court held the decision of the local authority was Wednesbury unreasonable.

Mathew Purchase was involved in this case.