Litigation Recent Decisions 24/10/95

Intentional homelessness

R v Barking and Dagenham London Borough Council Ex-parte Okuneye (1995)

QBD (Sir Louis Blom-Cooper QC) 10/2/95.

Summary: Application for judicial review of council decision that Nigerian woman was intentionally homeless within s.60 Housing Act 1985 by leaving her home in Nigeria to live with her betrothed in London.