Psychlogical condition no bar to benefits claim
The claimant challenged the exclusion of psychological distress as a ground for payment of certain personal Independence Payments.
Held: The claim was allowed. This was direct discrimination which was not objectively justified.
 EWHC 3375 (Admin),  WLR(D) 861,  PTSR 1147
Social Security (Personal Independence Payment) (Amendment) Regulations 2017 2(4), European Convention on Human Rights 14
England and Wales
Health, Benefits, Human Rights
Updated: 01 November 2021; Ref: scu.602595