||All England Reporter
|| All ER (D) 02 (Nov)
|| UKSC 72
Lady Hale P, Lord Kerr, Lord Wilson, Lord Carnwath and Lord Hughes
||Stephanie Harrison QC, Michelle Brewer and Claire McCann (instructed by Bindmans LLP) for the claimant.
||Charles Bourne QC, Heather Emmerson and Rupert Paines (instructed by the Government Legal Department) for the Secretary of State.
||Dinah Rose QC and Jason Pobjoy (instructed by Arnold & Porter Kaye Scholer (UK) LLP) for the Equality Network, as intervener.
||1 November 2017
Human Rights - Right to respect for private and family life - Gender
Human Rights Right to respect for private and family life. The defendant Secretary of State for Work and Pensions' policies were not unlawful under the the or the in so far as they concerned the treatment of people with a reassigned gender. Accordingly, the Supreme Court dismissed the appellant's appeal, rejecting her claims alleging that the policies breached arts 8 and-or 14 of the European Convention on Human Rights, and were directly and indirectly discriminatory.
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