The claimants challenged the manner of implementation of a benefits cap under the 2012 Act, sayig that it was discriminatory.
Lord Dyson MR, Longmore, Lloyd Jones LJJ
 PTSR 619,  WLR(D) 91,  EWCA Civ 156
Benefit Cap (Housing Benefit) Regulations 2012, Welfare Reform Act 2012, European Convention on Human Rights 14 A1P1, Human Rights Act 1998
England and Wales
Appeal from – JS and Others, Regina (on The Application of) v Secretary of State for Work and Pensions and Others QBD 5-Nov-2013
The claimants challenged the benefits cap introduced under the 2012 Act, saying that it was discriminatory, affecting more women than men. Mr Eadie QC submitted on behalf of the Secretary of State that, as ‘an international instrument with no . .
Appeal from – SG and Others, Regina (on The Application of) v Secretary of State for Work and Pensions SC 18-Mar-2015
The court was asked whether it was lawful for the Secretary of State to make subordinate legislation imposing a cap on the amount of welfare benefits which can be received by claimants in non-working households, equivalent to the net median earnings . .
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Benefits, Human Rights, Discrimination
Updated: 30 November 2021; Ref: scu.521500