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The editor of this section of the site is Tim is Tim Selley, solicitor with Crosse and Crosse Solicitors LLP (www.crosse.co.uk)

There are two cases this month:
  • The Court of Appeal ruled that park home owners were not liable for additional costs claimed by a site owner in addition to metered utility charges actually incurred.
  • The Upper Tribunal ruled that a Local Authority were able to impose conditions on a site licence it had issued.



Home-owners

Additional charges

Hardman & Partners v Goodman
[2017] EWCA Civ 52

Summary

A site owner unsuccessfully appealed against First Tier and Upper Tribunal decisions and as a result was unable to charge home-owners infrastructure expense and “administration charges” in addition to metered utility supply costs.

Facts

Although many park home owners have their own metered utility supply there are still a number of sites where the utility provider supplies the site owner for the whole site and the site owner passes a charge onto the home owners. In this context there is some external “regulation” provided by Ofgem guidan ... THIS IS AN EXTRACT OF THE FULL TEXT. TO GET THE FULL TEXT, SEE BELOW

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