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Mathieson v Secretary of State for Work and Pensions: SC 8 Jul 2015

The claimant a boy of three in receipt of disability living allowance (‘DLA’) challenged (through his parents) the withdrawal of that benefit whilst he was in hospital for a period of more than 12 weeks. He had since died. Held: The appeal succeeded. The Regulations infringed the claimant’s rights because the evidence was that in … Continue reading Mathieson v Secretary of State for Work and Pensions: SC 8 Jul 2015

Secretary of State for Work and Pensions v Tolley: SC 29 Jul 2015

The Court was asked whether the United Kingdom is precluded, by Council Regulation (EC) No 1408/71 on the application of social security schemes to employed persons, self-employed persons and members of their families moving within the Community, from imposing a requirement of residence in Great Britain as a condition of entitlement to Disability Living Allowance … Continue reading Secretary of State for Work and Pensions v Tolley: SC 29 Jul 2015

Secretary of State for Work and Pensions v TR (DLA): UTAA 5 Dec 2013

(1) The claimant was entitled to, and entitled to be paid, the higher rate of the mobility component of Disability Living Allowance from 03 November 2009. (2) The claimant was entitled from 03 November 2009 to the highest rate of the care component of Disability Living Allowance, but was not from 03 November 2009 entitled … Continue reading Secretary of State for Work and Pensions v TR (DLA): UTAA 5 Dec 2013

AM (By His Father CM) v The Secretary of State for Work and Pensions: CA 5 Feb 2014

The child suffered serious conditions requiring care from his parents. He received Disability Living Allowance, but this was withdrawn when he had a lengthy stay in hospital. He had since died. The parents had given considerable assistance in the care of AM whilst in hospital, and they said that in practice, the cost of providing … Continue reading AM (By His Father CM) v The Secretary of State for Work and Pensions: CA 5 Feb 2014

AM (By Appointee Mr CM) v Secretary of State for Work and Pensions: UTAA 15 Jan 2013

Human rights law – article 8 (private and family life) – disability living allowance Ward UTJ [2013] UKUT 27 (AAC) Bailii Social Security (Disability Living Allowance) Regulations 1991, European Convention on Human Rights 8 Cited by: Appeal from – AM (By His Father CM) v The Secretary of State for Work and Pensions CA 5-Feb-2014 … Continue reading AM (By Appointee Mr CM) v Secretary of State for Work and Pensions: UTAA 15 Jan 2013