Posted by Alexandra Edwards | Solicitor
On 11th January 2017
A property and affairs deputy doesn’t have an obligation to worry about whether P is being deprived of their liberty because that is a welfare matter right? Wrong. The recent Court of Appeal decision in the case of Staffordshire County Council v SRK  EWCOP27 (“SRK”) has put an obligation on property and affairs deputies to alert the relevant local authority to possible deprivation of liberty cases in certain circumstances.