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

[ Week of Action Against Workfare begins 18th March ]

“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 after 2:30 pm”

Court of Appeal (Civil Division) judgment – Reilly and Wilson v Secretary of State
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“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

Judgment expected on government’s unpaid work schemes

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