Child Poverty Action Group v Secretary of State for Work and Pensions [2011] EWHC 2616 (Admin)

13 October 2011

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Discrimination grounds
Race, gender

Summary of case
Challenge to new rules for calculating eligibility for housing benefit.

The Court decided that the introduction of maximum weekly caps on the amount of local housing allowance is not ultra vires and there was no failure to comply with the Race and Gender Equality Duties.