Jayne Fawcett, aged 62, left â€œhomelessâ€ after being told that she must change the colour of the property that she designed with her late husbandâ€¦
Bournemouth Council has rejected a request for help from exactly the sort of person who we think should be entitled to priority assistance from the state. Despite 9 years in the armed forces and over a decade of working as a kitchen fitter and paying his taxes, Matthew Dennis was refused by Bournemouth Council in his hour of need. Why? Because he wasn’t a ‘priority case’â€¦
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The Court of Appeal have provided an important ruling in the case referenced above, in which the appellant applied for protection under Part VII of the Housing Act 1996 as homeless and was granted it, without priority status. When appealing the priority aspect, Hackney declared that the appellant was no longer homeless â€“ a decision which she has taken all the way to the Court of Appealâ€¦