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Appeal 1 – The Secretary of State for Work & Pensions -v- TP & another and SXC and others

3rd – 5th December 2019

Appeal 1 – Appeal against the Order of Lewis J (14 June 2018) that declared that the implementation arrangements for Universal Credit unlawfully discriminated against the Respondents, contrary to Article 14 of the European Convention on Human Rights.

The Respondents are individuals who, under the previous system governing welfare benefits, had been in receipt of an income related employment and support allowance. In addition, as they met certain additional criteria, they had been in receipt of additional premiums. Under universal credit, both received less money each month.

Read the lower Court Judgment.

Appeal 2 – Appeal against the Order of Swift J (3 May 2019) that allowed a claim for judicial review and quashed certain draft provisions of the Universal Credit (Managed Migration Pilot and Miscellaneous Amendments) Regulations 2019.

Each respondent was in receipt of Employment and Support Allowance (ESA), Enhanced Disability Premium (EDP) and Severe Disability Premium (SDP). They have migrated to Universal Credit and received reduced amounts each month.

Read the lower Court Judgment.

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