Archive for the 'repayment' Category

Benefits repayment case upheld by Supreme Court – BBC News

“The government has lost a legal battle to recover millions of pounds in overpaid benefits.”

Full story

BBC News, 8th December 2010

Source: www.bbc.co.uk

Swansea benefit fraud businessman jailed over repayment – BBC News

“A businessman jailed for not fully paying £200,000 for falsely claiming benefits is being charged 8% compound interest on £166,000 he still owes.”

Full story

BBC News, 4th March 2010

Source: www.bbc.co.uk

Benefit cheat must repay £92,000 – BBC News

“A man who fraudulently claimed more than £92,000 in benefits for his mother in Bangladesh has been told to repay the cash or spend longer in prison.”

Full story

BBC News, 2nd December 2009

Source: www.bbc.co.uk

R (Balding) v. Secretary of State for Work and Pensions – WLR Daily

R (Balding) v. Secretary of State for Work and Pensions [2007] EWHC 759 (Admin)

“Where an individual was liable to repay overpaid social security benefit under the Social Security Administration Act 1992 this was counted as a liability to pay money under an enactment for the purposes of s 382(4) of the Insolvency Act 1986 and was a bankruptcy debt. Discharge of the bankrupt released him from liability for recovery of the overpaid benefit.”

WLR Daily, 4th April 2007

Source: www.lawreports.co.uk

Please note once a case has been fully reported in one of the ICLR series the corresponding WLR Daily summary is removed.


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