Significant numbers of destitute asylum seekers are due to receive an increased rate of support after the Home Secretary’s approach to the support rate failed to track inflation and reflect the increased cost of living.
No breaches of Article 3 of the ECHR where asylum seekers accommodated in a Glasgow hotel, staff and a police officer were subject to a violent attack by one of the residents.
The Court of Appeal has given judgment in an important case concerning the law of indirect discrimination, offering broad guidance relevant to cases across public law / human rights, employment, services and education.
Pregnant then Screwed? High Court finds no discrimination in pandemic payments to self-employed mothers
An unsuccessful judicial review challenge to the impact of pandemic support payments to self-employed mothers sheds light on the equality outcomes of UK government policy
The Court found that the lack of effective monitoring rendered the government’s system of asylum support unlawful and discriminatory
While domestic abuse increases during the COVID-19 pandemic, inflexible and poorly applied Home Office policies are keeping migrant women in fear of accessing help and escaping violent and controlling relationships.
At a time when coronavirus legislation has softened the duties on local authorities to meet adult social care needs, a recent decision of the High Court has made it harder for claimants to use human rights law to seek compensation for delays and maladministration.
On National Primary School Offer Day, parents and carers across the UK find out whether their children have been offered a place at their preferred maintained Primary School. Here’s a quick introduction to appealing refusal decisions and an overview of the new COVID-19 rule changes.
In late March 2020 the Home Office released some 300 immigration detainees to avoid the risk of spreading coronavirus. Hundreds more remain in detention and some are held on the prison estate. The fairness of imprisoning immigration detainees was tested in a recent, unsuccessful legal challenge.
A new decision by the Court of Appeal confirms that the Home Office may be held liable in negligence for unreasonable delays in providing visa documents and that the Upper Tribunal can award damages in such claims.