Thomas v Adjudication Officer and Secretary of State for Social Security and other appeals [1990] IRLR 436 CA

Reports relating to this case:

  • Invalidity benefit restrictions contravene EEC Directive

    Date:
    1 November 1990

    In Thomas v Adjudication Officer and Secretary of State for Social Security (31 July 1990) EOR34C, the Court of Appeal holds that the provisions for severe disablement allowance and invalid care allowance under the Social Security Act contravene the EEC Social Security Directive because they are based on differences in the state pension age.