Ealing London Borough Council, ex parte Leaman (The Times, 10 February 1984) (QBD)

Holiday – financial assistance – s2 Chronically Sick and Disabled Persons Act 1970

It was unlawful for the local authority to refuse to even consider granting financial assistance under s2 Chronically Sick and Disabled Persons Act 1970 because a holiday was arranged privately, instead of by the authority itself. The question for the authority was whether the person’s needs necessitated assistance with a privately arranged holiday.

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