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R (M) v Hammersmith and Fulham LBC and Sutton LBC [2010] EWHC 562 (Admin)

M moved from Hammersmith to a hostel in Sutton, but Hammersmith continued to pay; he was subsequently placed under s3 in a Sutton hospital and surrendered his tenancy; as he was resident in Sutton when admitted, Hammersmith was not responsible for future accommodation costs under s117.

Related judgments

R (Hertfordshire CC) v LB Hammersmith and Fulham [2011] EWCA Civ 77


(2010) 116 BMLR 46

Case no CO/126/2009, CO/3390/2009

External links


Community Care: Court ruling may increase adult care costs for councils - 8/3/10