*R (on the application of TP and another) v Secretary of State for Work and Pensions (Equality and Human Rights Commission intervening)

Social welfare – Universal credit. The universal credit implementing arrangements gave rise to unlawful discrimination, contrary to art 14 of, read with art 1 of the First Protocol to, the European Convention on Human Rights, between those who moved from one local housing authority area to another and those who moved within a local housing authority. However, the Administrative Court, held that the Universal Credit Regulations 2013, SI 2013/376, did not involve discrimination, contrary to art 14, absent any element corresponding to disability premiums payable under the previous regime and any differential treatment was objectively justifiable.

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