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Legal challenge to Riesco sale withdrawn

Posted on: November 13, 2013 by Ruth Redmond-Cooper

Campaigners seeking a judicial review of the decision of Croydon Council to sell 24 items from its Riesco collection have withdrawn their challenge owing to lack of funds.  The sale is now set to go ahead on later this month and is expected to raise around £14 million.  The Council has argued that the money […]

Call for judicial review of Croydon’s decision to deaccession the Riesco collection

Posted on: November 7, 2013 by Ruth Redmond-Cooper

A community-led campaign to legally challenge the sale of what is now left of the Riesco collection has recently been encouraged by substantial financial support from an anonymous donor. The £10,000 has gone towards the costs of legal proceedings in an attempt to challenge by way of judicial review the decision of Croydon Council on the […]