R (Bailey and others) v Brent Council and others [2011] EWCA Civ 1586

Date 19 December 2011 Link to judgment http://www.bailii.org/ew/cases/EWCA/Civ/2011/1586.html Ground Race Summary of case The Council decided to close six of the twelve public libraries in the Borough in order to respond to anticipated budget cuts. The claim was made on a number of grounds, but the main one was that the council had breached its …

O’Brien & Ors v South Cambridgeshire District Council [2008] EWCA Civ 1159

Date 24 October 2008 Link http://www.bailii.org/ew/cases/EWCA/Civ/2008/1159.html Discrimination grounds Race Summary of case The case concerned six people of Gypsy ethnicity. They occupied mobile homes on plots on land in breach of planning control. There had been an appeal to the Secretary of State against refusal of permission to develop the land as a gypsy caravan …

R (Baker) v Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government [2008] EWCA Civ 141

Date 28 February 2008 Link to judgment http://www.bailii.org/ew/cases/EWCA/Civ/2008/141.html Discrimination grounds Race Summary of case The case concerned a decision of the Secretary of State’s Inspector to dismiss appeals against the refusal by the London Borough of Bromley to grant applications for planning permission for a number of touring caravans and mobile homes. Outcome The Court …