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“Past presence test” for DLA benefit unlawfully discriminates against refugees

“Past presence test” for DLA benefit unlawfully discriminates against refugees

In this case the Upper Tribunal Administrative Appeals Chamber finds that the “past presence test” for Disability Living Allowance unlawfully discriminates against refugees and their families. The offending provision is “disapplied” by the tribunal. The same test is applied for ...

Immigration and asylum barrister, blogger, writer and consultant at Garden Court Chambers in London and founder and editor of the Free Movement immigration law website.