Crumbs of comfort for those ‘too poor to go bankrupt’

Secretary of State for Work and Pensions v Payne & Cooper (test case) [2011] UKSC 60 This is a decision of the Supreme Court. It considers the issue of whether deductions in respect of Social Fund Loan repayments and overpaid benefits can continue to be made after the making of a DRO during the moratorium […]

Taken out does not mean taken over

Secretary of State for Work and Pension v Neera Mohammad [2011] EWCA Civ 1358 [not available on Bailii yet] This is a case which turns very much on its facts and as far as the Income Support claimant is concerned, turned out badly. Mrs. M. was the divorced wife left in occupation of the matrimonial home. […]