Case archive

Deportation of father-of-two convicted of drugs offences did not meet ‘high threshold’ for removal of EU national

The Home Secretary’s decision to deport a Polish father-of-two following drink-driving and drugs offences has been overturned after appeal judges ruled that the “high threshold” for the removal of an EU national had not been met.

Court of Session Inner House — 10 September 2018

Supreme Court makes declaration of incompatibility between widowed parent's allowance and ECHR

The requirement that a claimant of widowed parent’s allowance must have been married to or have been the civil partner of the deceased unjustifiably discriminates against the survivor and/or the children on the basis of their marital or birth status, justices in the Supreme Court have ruled.

UK Supreme Court — 30 August 2018