GCN's Tom Royston will be chairing a session on "The Fundamental Right to Housing and Welfare" at a forthcoming Fundamental Rights Conference in London next month.

The Fundamental Rights Conference is presented by Garden Court Chambers - London in association with LAG and LSE and will provide a day of expert analysis and discussion.  

Fundamental Rights Conference: 
Saturday 10 October 2015, 9:45 - 17:00
Venue: LSE New Academic Building, 54 Lincoln's Inn Fields, London WC2A 3LJ
CPD: 5.5

GCN's  Tom Royston  will chair a session entitled "The Fundamental Right to Housing and Welfare"  with Liz Davies  and  Desmond Rutledge  of Garden Court Chambers.  

Full details of the programme and speakers is available here .

PLEASE NOTE: bookings should be made directly with Garden Court Chambers (London).

GCN's  Tom Royston has a background in Citizens Advice Bureaus and a Law Centre and specialises in social security and discrimination law. He has a particular interest in public law challenges to local welfare support schemes. He regularly acts for claimants in challenges to Discretionary Housing Payment decisions and has appeared in a number of landmark cases including one of the leading Bedroom Tax cases ( Rutherford ), a significant test case challenge to the vires of a Council Tax Reduction Scheme (Winder & Ors v Sandwell) and is acting for CPAG intervening in the pending Supreme Court bedroom tax case MA v SSWP .

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