Case details

In the matter of an application by Siobhan Mclaughlin for Judicial Review (AP) (Northern Ireland)

Case ID: UKSC 2017/0035

Case summary

Issue(s)

Whether section 39A(1) of the Social Security Contributions and Benefits (Northern Ireland) Act 1992 which provides for payment of a Widowed Parent’s Allowance is incompatible with Article 14 of the European Convention on Human Rights read with Article 8 and/or Article 1 of Protocol 1.

Facts

TBC

Judgment appealed

[2016] NICA 53

Parties

Appellant(s)

Siobhan McLaughlin

Respondent(s)

Department for Communities

Appeal

Justices

Lady Hale, Lord Mance, Lord Kerr, Lord Hodge, Lady Black

Hearing start date

TBC

Hearing finish date

TBC