* R (on the application of Carmichael and another) (formerly known as MA and others) v Secretary of State for Work and Pensions;

Social security – Benefit. The Supreme Court held that the normal test in assessing the legality of the cap that had been imposed by regulation B13 of the Housing Benefit Regulations 2006, SI 2006/213 was the test of 'manifestly without reasonable foundation' as it could be said that consideration of the 2006 regulations involved issues of economic and social policy.

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