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Anti-war protester Brian Haw loses right to camp outside parliament – The Guardian

“The London mayor has won his latest bid to evict veteran peace campaigner Brian Haw from Parliament Square Gardens.”

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The Guardian, 17th March 2011

Source: www.guardian.co.uk

Hounslow London Borough Council v Powell; Leeds City Council v Hall; Birmingham City Council v Frisby – WLR Daily

Hounslow London Borough Council v Powell; Leeds City Council v Hall; Birmingham City Council v Frisby [2011] UKSC 8; [2011] WLR (D) 64

“In all cases where a local authority was seeking possession of a property which constituted a persons home, including persons who had been granted introductory tenancies pursuant to Part V of the Housing Act 1996 and persons who had been granted a licence of property under the homelessness regime in Part VII of the 1996 Act, the court being asked to make the order for possession had to have the power, pursuant to article 8 of the Convention for the Protection of Human Rights and Fundamental Freedoms, to consider whether the order would be a proportionate means of achieving a legitimate aim.”

WLR Daily, 25th February 2011

Source: www.lawreports.co.uk

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Hackney London Borough Council v Findlay – WLR Daily

Hackney London Borough Council v Findlay [2011] EWCA Civ 8; [2011] WLR (D) 7

“Where a court had made an order for possession against a tenant in his absence, on an application to set aside that order under CPR r 3.1 the court should take all the circumstances into account under r 3.9, where the tenant could show for the purposes of r 39.3(5) that he had acted promptly when he found out about the possession order, had a good reason for not attending the trial and had a reasonable prospect of success on the application, giving precedence to the requirements of r 39.3(5).”

WLR Daily, 21st January 2011

Source: www.lawreports.co.uk

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Manchester City Council v Pinnock (Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government and Equality and Human Rights Commission intervening) – WLR daily

Manchester City Council v Pinnock (Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government and Equality and Human Rights Commission intervening) [2010] UKSC 45; [2010] WLR (D) 278

“A county court judge who was invited to make an order for possession against a demoted tenant pursuant to s 143D(2) of the Housing Act 1996 could consider whether it was proportionate to make the order sought, and could investigate and determine any issues of fact relevant for the purpose of that exercise. Consequently, the demoted tenancy regime in the 1996 Act was compatible with art 8 of the European Convention for the Protection of Human Rights and Fundamental Freedoms.”

WLR Daily, 4th November 2010

Source: www.lawreports.co.uk

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Metropolitan Housing Trust v Hadjazi – WLR Daily

Metropolitan Housing Trust v Hadjazi [2010] EWCA Civ 750; [2010] WLR (D) 167

“The jurisdiction of the court to grant a social landlord a possession order against an assured tenant, the husband, under ground 14A in Pt II of Sch 2 to the Housing Act 1988 on the basis of the husband’s domestic violence or threat of violence against the wife, extended to violence and threats proved to have taken place after the husband had left the dwelling house to live temporarily elsewhere.”

WLR Daily, 2nd July 2010

Source: www.lawreports.co.uk

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Austin v Southwark London Borough Council – WLR Daily

Austin v Southwark London Borough Council [2010] UKSC 28; [2010] WLR (D) 156

“The right of a ‘tolerated trespasser’, a person continuing to occupy his rented home following a breach of the terms of a conditional suspended possession order, to apply to the court for postponement of the date for possession to enable him to remedy the default and revive the secure tenancy, under s 85(2) of the Housing Act 1985, survived his death and could, consequently, be exercised by his personal representative.”

WLR Daily, 24th June 2010

Source: www.lawreports.co.uk

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Link Lending Ltd v Hussain and another – WLR Daily

Link Lending Ltd v Hussain and another [2010] EWCA Civ 424; [2010] WLR (D) 103

“A person, who had been taken into psychiatric care under s3 of the Mental Health Act 1983 and had been involuntarily placed elsewhere, was still in actual occupation of her own home under the land registration legislation. Where therefore the owner, lacking legal capacity, had transferred the property to a swindler for no consideration and the swindler had secured a loan on the property from a lender which he had failed to repay, the lender as the registered chargee was not entitled to dispossess her on the ground that she was not in actual occupation of her home.”

WLR Daily, 26th April 2010

Source: www.lawreports.co.uk

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