Court of Appeal reluctant to intervene in public body’s decision regarding the allocation of funding

In R (on the application of (1) Pharmaceutical Services Negotiating Committee (“PSNC“) (2) Susan Sharpe) v Secretary of State for Health (the “SoS“) and National Pharmacy Association (“NPA“): NPA v SoS [2018] EWCA Civ 1925, the Court of Appeal dismissed the challenges to an earlier decision of the Administrative Court, which rejected the claim that a package of … Read more

Striking a fair balance is more important than legal categorisation

R (on the application of Mott) v Environment Agency [2018] UKSC 10 Key Points There is not a clear-cut, or crucial, distinction between expropriation and control of use when it comes to a breach of the right to peaceful enjoyment of possessions under Article 1 of the First Protocol to the European Convention on Human Rights … Read more