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

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

Catchwords

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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