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Northern Ireland court extends eligibilty for widowed parent’s allowance

Northern Ireland court extends eligibilty for widowed parent’s allowance
Published on: 17 February 2016
Published by: LexisPSL
  • Northern Ireland court extends eligibilty for widowed parent’s allowance
  • Original news
  • What are the central issues in this case?
  • What did the court decide?
  • How are bereavement payments and widowed parent's allowance structured in Northern Ireland?
  • How might this affect the law?
  • Could this decision be challenged?
  • What are the practical implications of this decision in the UK?

Article summary

Family analysis: Laura Banks, a solicitor for Citizens Advice Northern Ireland, says a recent decision of the High Court in Belfast could have a profound effect on bereaved families throughout the UK. or take a trial to read the full analysis.

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