Landmark workfare ruling, “govt acted unlawfully #workfare is quashed”

[ Week of Action Against Workfare begins 18th March boycottworkfare.org/?p=1996 ]

“The Jobseekers Allowance (Schemes for Assisting Persons to Obtain Employment) Regulations 2013 (SI 2013/276) are due to be published 14 February 2013 and will be available for download from legislation.gov.uk after 2:30 pm”
http://consent.me.uk/2013/02/13/workfareregs/

Court of Appeal (Civil Division) judgment – Reilly and Wilson v Secretary of State
Download: (pdf) http://www.judiciary.gov.uk/Resources/JCO/Documents/Judgments/reilly-wilson-v-secretary-state.pdf
View online: https://docs.google.com/viewer?url=http://www.judiciary.gov.uk/Resources/JCO/Documents/Judgments/reilly-wilson-v-secretary-state.pdf

“69. I would allow the appeal and quash the Jobseeker’s Regulations 2011.
74. However, any scheme must be such as has been authorised by Parliament. There is a constitutional issue involved.”

Due 10am Tuesday 12th Feb 2013
http://www.publicinterestlawyers.co.uk/news_details.php?id=297

Judgment expected on government’s unpaid work schemes
http://www.guardian.co.uk/society/2013/feb/12/judgment-unpaid-work-schemes

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