Supreme Court to hold expedited hearing on benefit cap next week – Local Government Lawyer

Posted April 24th, 2014 in appeals, benefits, housing, news, social services, Supreme Court by tracey

‘The Supreme Court will next week hold an expedited hearing of a challenge to the Government’s introduction of the controversial “benefit cap”. The case of R on the application of SG and others (previously JS and others) (Appellants) v The Secretary of State for Work and Pensions (Respondents) will be heard over two days on 29-30 April by a panel comprising Lady Hale, Lord Kerr, Lord Reed, Lord Carnwath and Lord Hughes.’

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Local Government Lawyer, 23rd April 2014