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R (Reilly) v Secretary of State for Work and Pensions

Caitlin Reilly and Jamieson Wilson v Secretary of State for Work and Pensions EWHC 2292 (Admin) was a 2012 legal case heard by the Administrative Division of the High Court in which Caitlin Reilly, an unemployed geology graduate, and an unemployed driver, Jamieson Wilson, challenged the Department for Work and Pensions "workfare" policy whereby the unemployed can be "forced" to work for private companies for their benefit payments. [1]

7 relations: Article 4 of the European Convention on Human Rights, European Convention on Human Rights, Jobseekers (Back to Work Schemes) Act 2013, Unemployment in the United Kingdom, Work Programme, Workfare, Youth unemployment in the United Kingdom.

Article 4 of the European Convention on Human Rights

Article 4 of the European Convention on Human Rights prohibits slavery and forced labour.

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European Convention on Human Rights

The European Convention on Human Rights (ECHR) (formally the Convention for the Protection of Human Rights and Fundamental Freedoms) is an international treaty to protect human rights and fundamental freedoms in Europe.

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Jobseekers (Back to Work Schemes) Act 2013

The Jobseekers (Back to Work Schemes) Act 2013 is an emergency Act of Parliament of the United Kingdom introduced to the House of Commons in March 2013.

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Unemployment in the United Kingdom

Unemployment in the United Kingdom is measured by the Office for National Statistics and in the three months to April 2015 the headline unemployment rate stood at 5.5%.

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Work Programme

The Work Programme is a government welfare-to-work programme introduced in Great Britain in June 2011.

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Workfare

Workfare is an alternative model to conventional social welfare systems.

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Youth unemployment in the United Kingdom

Youth unemployment in the United Kingdom is the level of unemployment among young people, typically defined as those aged 18–25.

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Caitlin Reilly and Jamieson Wilson v Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, Jobseeker's Allowance (Employment, Skills and Enterprise Scheme) Regulations 2011, R v Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, ex p Reilly, The Jobseeker's Allowance (Employment, Skills and Enterprise Scheme) Regulations 2011.

References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/R_(Reilly)_v_Secretary_of_State_for_Work_and_Pensions

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