CLP made submissions to this important review in January. Here are our submissions:
CLP took part in the Tea for Tibet campaign – for more details see: https://freetibet.org/teafortibet CLP raised over £240 over several days.
Doncaster MBC – v – Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government [SSCLG] & AB  EWHC 2876 (Admin), 6 October 2016.
AB was granted planning permission for a Gypsy site in the Green Belt by a Planning Inspector. She had previously had two temporary permissions for the same site. The local authority challenged the decision.
An example of why it’s so important to seek help when served with a possession claim – including accelerated proceedings.
In March this year, a young couple who were renting privately were served with an accelerated claim for possession.
Thanks to James Stark of Garden Court North Chambers for allowing us to provide a link to this paper he has written about the subject of Public Law in Public Spaces and especially about Public Spaces Protection Orders. This paper was first presented at the Public Law Project’s Manchester annual conference in a session entitled ‘Public Law in Public Spaces’.
Congratulations to Herts Gypsy and Traveller Exchange who have now set up a specific website dealing with this vital matter. See their link here: http://reportracismgrt.com/
Jo Gregson of the Traveller Movement, a steering committee member of the No Mad Laws Campaign writes: https://www.nomadlaws.co.uk/news/81-labour-leadership-candidates-respond-to-no-mad-laws-campaign/
Ms K applied as homeless to Birmingham City Council on the grounds that her mental health was being adversely affected by paranormal activity in her home.
The defendant to possession proceedings in respect of an introductory tenancy consulted us two days before the adjourned possession hearing.
Jones – v – London Borough of Southwark  EWHC 457 (Ch) 4 March 2016
It was revealed in this case that London Borough of Southwark and a number of other local authorities regarded themselves as agents in the collection of water rates for Thames Water but that they were in fact re-sellers and thus subject to the Water Resale Order 2006 which imposes maximum charges on re-sellers and allows only for modest administration charges.