Source: All England Reporter
Publisher Citation: [2017] All ER (D) 70 (Nov)
Neutral Citation: [2017] EWCA Civ 1751
Court: Court of Appeal, Civil Division

Rupert Jackson, Lindblom and Peter Jackson LJJ

Representation David Blundell and Julia Smyth (instructed by Government Legal Department) for the Secretary of State.
  Helen Mountfield QC and Tom Royston (instructed by Howells Solicitors) for G.
Judgment Dates: 7 November 2017


European Union - Immigration - Permanent residence

The Case

European Union Immigration. The word 'reside' in art 17(1)(a) of the Citizens Directive meant 'legally reside' and the Accession (Immigration and Worker Registration) (Amendment) Regulations 2009, were disproportionate and contrary to EU law. So the Court of Appeal, Civil Division held in dismissing an appeal by the Secretary of State from a decision of the Upper Tribunal (Administrative Appeals Chamber) in relation to a claim for state pension credit under of the State Pension Credit Act 2002.

Practice Areas

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