R (on the application of T) v Trafford Metropolitan Borough Council

Natural justice – Duty to act fairly. The claimant, a disabled man, sought judicial review of the defendant local authority's consultation on its proposal to cut its adult social care budget. He contended that the authority had failed to provide adequate information on whether there were alternatives to the authority's proposal. The Administrative Court, in dismissing the application, held that, in the present case, fairness had not required consultation upon arguable yet discarded alternative options.

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