Section: Housing Management

Protection from neighbours - no duty

Posted 08.01.18
Nearly Legal: Article link

What, if any, duty is owed by a local authority to children to protect them from abuse and harassment by neighbours?

This article in Nearly Legal reports on CN & Anor v Poole Borough Council (2017) EWCA Civ 2185 and concludes that this court of appeal decision suggests the answer is 'none in negligence'.

We include this reference with the above link as the content could be of interest to readers involved in housing management.

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Reporting on January 2018

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