- Clear all
- Article 8: Respect for your private and family life, home and correspondence
- Article 14: Protection from discrimination in respect of these rights and freedoms
- Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities and its Optional Protocol (CRPD)
- Convention on the Rights of the Child (CRC)
- Great Britain
- Intervention (section 30 of the Equality Act 2006)
Challenging the ‘two-child limit’ rule (R (on the application of SC and CB and their children) v Secretary of State for Work and Pensions)
The Welfare Reform and Work Act 2016 provides that child tax credit and its replacement universal credit will not be payable to any 3rd or subsequent children in a family born after 6th April 2017 (subject to some exceptions). This is known as the ‘two child rule’.
SC and CB each had a baby after 6th April 2017 and do not receive any tax credits for those children.
Challenging the Home Office’s Removal Notice Window (RNW) policy (R ((1) FB & (2) Medical Justice) v SSHD)
We intervened in a challenge regarding a Home Office policy, which gave people sometimes as little as 72 hours’ notice before they can be deported from the UK without further warning. The policy was ruled to be unlawful by the courts.