Local Authorities: Testing the limits of ultra vires

Peter Levaggi and Alison Crabbe examine a case where a local authority tried unsuccessfully to evade its contractual obligations

Cases Referenced

  • Anisminic Ltd v Foreign Compensation Commission [1969] 1 All ER 208
  • Bromley LBC v Greater London Council [1983] 1 AC 768
  • Charles Terence Estates Ltd v Cornwall Council [2012] EWCA Civ 1439
  • Credit Suisse v Allerdale Borough Council [1996] 3 WLR 894