Notice of Inspection by Local Authority Given as Answer Phone Message

With thanks to one of our members for providing an interesting Residential Property Tribunal case in relation to an improvement notice served by a local authority and in particular what constitutes “good notice” for the purpose of arranging an inspection. Metlane Ltd...

Imminent Risk, Emergency Remedial Action and Excess Cold

Bolton Metropolitan Borough Council v Patel [2010] UKUT 334 (LC) This appeal to the Upper Tribunal (Lands Chamber) was in relation to the interpretation of “imminent risk” which is a requirement of emergency remedial action or an emergency prohibition order. However,...