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Local authority’s pay decision to care homes Wednesbury unreasonable

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

Related Member(s):
Mathew Purchase
Related Practice Area(s):
Public Law, Local Government Law

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.