Source: All England Reporter
Publisher Citation: [2005] All ER (D) 141 (Nov)
Neutral Citation: [2005] EWCA Civ 1303
Court: Court of Appeal, Civil Division
Judge:

Auld, Moore-Bick LJJ and Sir Peter Gibson

Representation Nathalie Lieven (instructed by Public Law Project) for the claimant.
  Daniel Kolinsky (instructed by the Office of the Solicitor, Department of Work and Pensions) for the Secretary of State.
Judgment Dates: 10 November 2005

Catchwords

Social security - Maternity grant - Entitlement - Claimant with residence order in respect of child - Refusal of maternity grant - Whether refusal of grant discriminatory - , Sch 1, art 14 - Social Fund Maternity and Funeral Expenses (General) Regulations 1987, , reg 5.

The Case

The refusal to award a Sure Start Maternity Grant pursuant to reg5 of the Social Fund Maternity and Funeral Expenses (General) Regulations 1987, to a person with a residence order in respect of a child violated art14 of the European Convention on Human Rights, as set out in Sch1 to the .

Practice Areas

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