*R (on the application of DA and others) v Secretary of State for Works and Pensions; R (on the application of DS and others) v Secretary of State for Work and Pensions

Social security – Benefit. The benefit cap which had been introduced by s 96(1) of the Welfare Reform Act 2012 and amended by the Welfare Reform and Work Act 2016 (the revised benefit cap) were lawful as they did not discriminate against the appellants in relation to their rights under the European Convention on Human Rights. Accordingly, the Supreme Court dismissed the appellants' appeals against the decision of the Court of Appeal, Civil Division, which had also rejected the appellants' case.