*R (on the application of Aspinall and others) (formerly including Bracking) v Secretary of State for Work and Pensions (Equality and Human Rights Commission intervening)

Disabled person – Discrimination. The claimants were severely disabled people who sought judicial review of the Minister for Disabled People's decision to close the Independent Living Fund. The Administrative Court, in dismissing the application, held that the Minister had had sufficient information to enable him to discharge the public sector equality duty and he had gone about the exercise with the requisite thoroughness, conscientiousness and care. Accordingly, there had been no breach of the public sector equality duty.

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