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Cite as:  EWCA Civ 1735
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IN THE COURT OF APPEAL (CIVIL DIVISION)
ON APPEAL FROM CENTRAL LONDON COUNTY COURT
(MISS RECORDER DAVIES QC)
Tuesday, 12th November 2002
B e f o r e :
|LORD MAYOR AND CITIZENS OF THE CITY OF WESTMINSTER||Respondent|
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"If you want me to attend, you must list it before a judge who knows the law on homelessness. I shall not appear before Lord Justice Aldous.
It seems that you do not want black people to succeed in your Courts. I am writing to Mr Blair, the Prime Minister, to complain. It seems to me that you are evil white racists."
However, I have read the papers in this case and therefore propose to give my judgment on this application.
"... I am satisfied it would not be appropriate to order a variation of the original decision which in reality would mean a hearing by this court of all the original facts which led to the finding that the appellant was intentionally homeless."
She then turned to the Human Rights Act points, but seemed to come to no conclusion. The result was that she ordered that the third review decision of 11th April should be quashed, and she made provision for costs. That decision was made against the background of an undertaking by the council to carry out a fourth review.
"... may make such order confirming, quashing or varying the decision as it thinks fit."
As I have said, the judge referred to the Human Rights Act but came to no conclusion.
ORDER: Application for permission to appeal granted.