Cardiff Council v Peggy Ross (2011) COP 28/10/11 12063905

Cardiff Council used the Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards to prevent an elderly couple going on holiday cruise; the court decided that it was in the respondent's best interests to go on the cruise, and gave permission for ITV Wales to report that decision and broadcast interviews; later the court decided that the respondent herself had capacity to decide whether or not to go.


Before: HHJ Crispin Masterman

Hearing: 28/10/11

Stephen Reeder (instructed by Miles and Partners LLP) appeared for Peggy Ross

External links

Not on Bailii


Miles and Partners LLP, 'Local Authority successfully challenged' (21/11/11)

ITV Wales: The Ferret (7/11/11)

ITV Wales: Wales Tonight (7/11/11)

Martin Beckford, 'Elderly couple forced to go to court over council holiday ban' (Telegraph, 20/1/12)