Bedroom tax win for mum threatened with domestic violence

A mum and her son who was aged 11 have finally won their legal challenge against the bedroom tax, after taking their case to the European Court of Human Rights (ECHR).  Nearly three years after she lost at the Supreme Court, on 24 October 2019 (Thursday), the European Court ruled that the UK government is discriminating against … Read more

Disabled mum won compensation vs Ealing refusal of child care support

It’s a fantastic victory that a disabled mum, Ms B, won against Ealing Council for not providing enough support for her to take care of her son. She took her case to the Local Government Ombudsman. Under the Care Act 2014 section 12, Councils have a duty to assess the needs of the family, not … Read more

Lonmin & Vedanta — justice vs mining multinationals

Tomorrow Monday 25 March, 10-11am, please support the protest at Lonmin’s AGM: At Carlton House Terrace, London SW1Y 5AH.  With War on Want, London Mining Network, Decolonising Environmentalism (students at University College School of Oriental and African Studies — SOAS), Women of Colour Global Women’s Strike, and others. UPDATE: the planned meeting on Tues 26 March … Read more

Vigil cancelled re: compensation for Universal Credit benefit cut claimants

VIGIL CANCELLED Our vigil is cancelled as we are told by the solicitor in the case that the hearing is likely not to go ahead due to developments. More news to follow as we get it. Monday 30 July 2018 High Court, Strand, London WC2A 2LL 10.30am:  Court case was listed in COURT 2, case … Read more