Housing case law - February 2021
Read our monthly housing case law update, which includes recent cases from courts in England and Wales that are relevant to the #ukhousing sector.
Multi-billion pound intervention to remove unsafe cladding
The Housing Secretary has unveiled an unsafe cladding removal scheme which will add £3.5bn on top of the existing £1.6bn set aside—providing reassurance to leaseholders, allowing homeowners to once again buy and sell these properties freely.
Procurement Policy Note 01/21: Procurement in an emergency
PPN 01/21 reiterates the PPN issued at the start of the COVID-19 pandemic setting out the procurement options available to Contracting Authorities during an emergency—further highlighting the commercial risks inherent in direct awards without competition.
Clinical Law Insight: Winter 2020/2021
Welcome to the latest edition of our Clinical Law Insight, in which we report on the latest appeal decisions, medico-legal and ethical issues arising from Covid-19, as well as new reports on safety and learning.
Phosphate mitigation and the impact on new developments
Last year, Natural England wrote to Local Planning Authorities setting out concerns over the increase of phosphates into the eco system due to new developments. We set out how this will impact any proposed development and what this means for RPs.