May 24, 2021 - Matrix Chambers
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Day: 24 May 2021

Secretary of State found to discriminate against asylum seekers with dependent children who received less financial support

The High Court has today ruled that the Home Secretary discriminated against victims of modern slavery with dependent children and ordered her to pay damages for breaches of the claimants’ Convention rights. The claimants are victims of sex trafficking.  Both have dependent children. Under the Home Secretary’s policy, they were ineligible for a dependent’s allowance […]