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Welfare rights
(Supreme Court)

9 July, 2021

Supreme Court unanimously rules that two-child limit is not incompatible with rights under Articles 8, 12 or 14 of the European Convention on Human Rights

R (on the application of SC, CB and 8 children) (Appellants) v Secretary of State for Work and Pensions and others (Respondents) [2021] UKSC 26

5 February, 2020

Supreme Court dismisses Northern Ireland Attorney General’s attempt to challenge roll-out of universal credit, holding that process used did not raise a ‘devolution issue’

Northern Ireland devolution issues, A Reference by the Attorney General (Northern Ireland) [2020] UKSC 2

13 November, 2019

Supreme Court rules that local authority decision makers, the First-tier Tribunal and the Upper Tribunal have power to disapply secondary legislation where it is in breach of Convention rights

RR (AP) (Appellant) v Secretary of State for Work and Pensions (Respondent)
Reported as [2020] AACR 7
[2019] UKSC 52