VMcC v Secretary of State for Work and Pensions (IS): [2018] UKUT 63 (AAC)

Upper Tribunal Administrative Appeals Chamber decision by Judge Wikeley on 22 February 2018.

Read the full decision in CIS/798/2017.

Judicial Summary

Whether funds in claimant’s bank account beneficially hers or whether subject to Quistclose trust - informal family arrangements for saving monies - claimant member of Traveller community - R(SB) 53/83 and CSB/1137/1985 compared - if funds still beneficially held by claimant, whether deprivation for purposes of obtaining benefit - cultural context and issues of credibility.

Published 12 March 2018