Cohabitees – pensions

November 2020 | Family

The Supreme Court issued a declaration that s39A Social Security Contributions and Benefits (Northern Ireland) Act 1992 is incompatible with article 14 ECHR (as read with article 8) in precluding any entitlement to widowed parents’ allowance (WPA) by a surviving partner of the deceased where they had been married or in a civil partnership. In …

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