Secretary of State for Work and Pensions v London Borough Tower Hamlets and CT (IS & HB): [2018] UKUT 25 (AAC)

Upper Tribunal Administrative Appeals Chamber decision by Judge Poynter on 19 January 2018.

Read the full decision in CIS/1294/2016.

Judicial Summary

Application of the decision in Jones v Kernott [2011] UKSC 53 to joint ownership of real property

CH/715/2006 did not decide that beneficial ownership of property was irrelevant when calculating capital for the purposes of entitlement to means-tested benefits. The contrary is the case.

Published 2 February 2018