About the Family Law Week blog

The Family Law Week Blog is a companion site to Family Law Week. It complements the news, cases and articles published on Family Law Week with additional comment and coverage of the wider aspects of family law.

The Blog is edited by Jacqui Gilliatt, of 4 Brick Court and Lucy Reed, of St Johns Chambers.

Wednesday, 27 May 2009

Local authority's housing duties towards children

In the case of R (on the application of G) v Southwark {2009] UKHL 26 the House of Lords has decided that homeless children should be looked after by local authorities’ children services departments rather than by housing services.

Comments on the case can be found in the Solicitors Journal and Nearly Legal

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