R v Secretary of State for the Environment, ex p Nottinghamshire County Council [1986]


  • Nottingham CC claimed that the decision by the secretary of state to alter local authority budgets was irrational


  • Was such an alteration irrational


  • No


  • Such a decision would only be irrational where the Secretary of State had deceived the House of Commons
RELATED CASE  Stockdale v Hansard [1839]

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