High Court finds DWP unlawful on universal credit assessments

11 January 2019

In a test case victory for a group of working lone mothers, the High Court found today that the way the Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) has been assessing income from employment through its Universal Credit (UC) work assessment periods is unlawful. The judicial review case was brought by Child Poverty Action Group and solicitors Leigh Day. 

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