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LOCAL AUTHORITY: R (Spink) v Wandsworth London Borough Council [2005] EWCA Civ 302
Date:27 AUG 2005

(18 March 2005; Lord Philipps of Worth Matravers MR, May and Rix LJJ; Court of Appeal) [2005] 1 FLR 448

A local authority could properly decline to pay for alterations to the home of a disabled child, which were necessary for the care of the child, until it had been demonstrated that, having regard to the parents' means, it was not reasonable to expect that the parents do so.