R (on the application of Boyejo and others) v London Borough of Barnet and R (on the application of Smith) v Portsmouth City Council [2009] EWHC 3261 (Admin)

Date
15 December 2009

Link to judgment
http://www.bailii.org/ew/cases/EWHC/Admin/2009/3261.html

Discrimination ground
Disability

Summary of case
The Councils proposed to make changes in the provision of support services for people living in sheltered accommodation in respect of overnight cover.

Outcome
The Councils had failed to give due regard to their Disability Equality Duty. The decisions should be quashed and the matter reconsidered.