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Alms house Tenancy or licence Watts v Stewart [2016] EWCA Civ 1247 Summary The Court of Appeal dismissed an appeal against an order for possession brought by the occupant of an almshouse on grounds including that she occupied under a periodic tenancy, which had not been terminated. It held that the occupiers of almshouses were licensees, not tenants, and their status as such did not give rise to a breach of ECHR art.14 when read with art.8. Facts The respondents…

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