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Kirkham v Outward Housing Ltd - Wednesbury unreasonableness where relevant factors not taken into account

Failure to take into account relevant matters will result in Wednesbury unreasonableness

Appeal against previous refusal of request to postpone hearing allowed. Failure to take into account relevant matters in the exercise of a trial judge’s discretion in relation to the adjournment of hearings will result in Wednesbury unreasonableness. Here there was such unreasonableness, because the Mr Kirkham’s previous requests for transfer and medical evidence relating to the ill-health of his partner had not been taken into consideration.

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