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The "Bedroom Tax" or "Spare Room Subsidy" cases

R (A) v Secretary of State for Work and Pensions and R (Rutherford and others) v Secretary of State for Work and Pensions

28 January 2016

The Court of Appeal yesterday granted the appellants in the above cases permission to appeal to the Supreme Court.

The Court of Appeal's judgment can be found here.

After considering representations from the parties, the Supreme Court has now listed the above appeals to be heard alongside R (on the application of MA and others) (AP) v Secretary of State for Work and Pensions from Monday 29 February - Wednesday 2 March 2016.

Details of the existing Supreme Court appeals on the related matters can be found at UKSC 2014/0129 and UKSC 2014/0125.

This three-day hearing is likely to begin at 11am on 29 February. Judgment is expected to be reserved after the last day's hearing and we will inform you when a date for judgment is set.