Secretary of State for Work and Pensions v Fileccia

European Union – Jurisdiction. The phrase 'difference in views' in 6(2) of Regulation 987/2009 was broad enough to cover a variety of circumstances ranging from conflicting formal, written decisions to the expression of different views as to the competence of the member state by the state itself or an authorised representative of the relevant authority or institution in relation to provision of benefits for individuals of member states. The Court of Appeal, Civil Division dismissed the Secretary of State's appeal and agreed with the Upper Tribunal that it had to investigate and decide F's claim for a UK carers allowance.

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