Tag Archives: Judicial Review

High Court judge finds against council in disability tax case

Croydon’s lawyers have been reproached by a senior judge (again), as they ‘surrendered’ their case over their poorly implemented Council Tax Reduction scheme and were ordered to pay costs and damages For the second time in four months, Croydon Council’s … Continue reading

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Croydon’s Council Tax scheme to face High Court challenge

CROYDON IN CRISIS: Errors in applying Council Tax exemptions for the elderly and disabled, as well as carers and students, has led to a Judicial Review to be heard tomorrow A judge in the High Court will hear a case … Continue reading

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Council planning approvals being ‘sold’ for £1,500 per flat

STEVE WHITESIDE, a former council planner, has been carefully monitoring development applications around the borough over several years. In the course of that work, he has observed a systemic move by the council to attach money-spinning legal agreements to approved … Continue reading

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Residents demand High Court review of Riesco china sale

Having already been told that they have behaved unethically, Croydon Council and senior councillors such as Steve O’Connell, Dudley Mead and Tim Pollard now look set to have a High Court judge rule on whether they have acted unlawfully over … Continue reading

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