Joshua Swirsky defends successful local authority in Court of Appeal on interplay between Housing Act 1996 and Care Act 2014

Joshua Swirsky defended the successful local authority in the Court of Appeal case of R (Campbell) v LB Ealing. Judgment handed down today focuses on how a local authority’s obligations under the Care Act 2014 interact with its obligations under Parts VI and VII of the Housing Act 1996 - in particular, how s.23 of the Care Act should be properly interpreted.