Source: All England Reporter
Publisher Citation: [2002] All ER (D) 262 (Jul)
Court: Administrative Court

Sir Richard Tucker

Representation Richard Drabble QC (instructed by Public Law Project) for the claimant.
  Daniel Kolinsky and Jason Coppell (instructed by the Treasury Solicitor) for the defendant.
Judgment Dates: 17 July 2002


Social security - Child benefit - Entitlement to benefit - Claimant sharing custody of children - Claimant's wife sole recipient of child benefit - Claimant bringing claim seeking to split provision of benefit payments - Secretary of State refusing to split payments - Whether claimant entitled to child benefit - Whether decision breaching claimant's Convention rights - Social Security (Claims and Payments) Regulations 1987, reg 34 - European Convention on Human Rights, arts 8, 14.

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