The long awaited final report of the Bach Commission was released just prior to the Labour Party Conference in September 2017. It is entitled ‘The Right to Justice’. The Bach Commission was set up by the Labour Party though has operated independently of the Labour Party.
John Romans Parks Homes Limited v Hancock CH1/19UM/PHC/2017/0002
This was a First-tier Tribunal Property Chamber case. In August 2003 Mr and Mrs Hancock sold their bungalow and purchased their mobile home at the Morn Gate Park Site in Dorchester. John Romans Limited purchased the park from A & M Properties Limited in May 2015. John Romans Limited sought to evict Mr and Mrs Hancock from the park simply by serving them with notice to leave.
PLA v Mendoza  UKUT 146 (TCC), 24 November 2016.
The boat in question in this case was called the Wight Queen and was moored without engine or wheelhouse on the North bank of the Thames not far from Kew Bridge. It was owned and lived in by Mr Mendoza. On 16 November 2009 the Port of London Authority (PLA) applied to the Land Registry for first registration of its title to part of the bed and foreshore of the River Thames between Kew Bridge and Brentford Ait.
We reported on our website the case of Wenman v Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government  EWHC 925 (Admin), 21 April 2015:-
In June 2017 the Law Society produced a report assessing four years on since the introduction of the Legal Aid, Sentencing and Punishment of Offenders Act (LASPOA) 2014. Here are some useful quotes from that very good report:-