Nuneaton and Bedworth Borough Council v RH and Secretary of State for Work and Pensions: [2017] UKUT 471 (AAC)

Upper Tribunal Administrative Appeals Chamber decision by Mrs Justice Knowles, Judge Jacobs and Judge Hemingway on 1 December 2017.

Read the full decision in CH/1987/2016.

Judicial Summary

Under regulation B13 of the Housing Benefit Regulations 2006 a claimant is entitled not just to a room that could be used as a bedroom, but to a room for a person with the characteristics of the applicable head in paragraph (5).

The Editorial Board has decided to report the Court of Appeal decision as [2019] AACR 27

Published 18 December 2017