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

Social Security – Severe disablement allowance. It was not established that the defendant Secretary of State had identified any reason that explained the different treatment of the severe disability premium natural migrant group from a group shielded against natural migration which would receive transitional protection as managed migrants. Accordingly, the Administrative Court granted the claimants a quashing order in respect of the draft Universal Credit (Managed Migration Pilot and Miscellaneous Amendments) Regulations 2019, in so far as they inserted reg 64 of and Sch 2 to the Universal Credit (Transitional Provisions) (SDP Gateway) Amendment Regulations 2019, SI 2019/10.

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