Read all our case summaries below. These accessible summaries of judgments illustrate how economic, social, and cultural rights (ESCR) are considered in UK courts.
Bringing this Convention into law in Scotland could be transformative in terms of how the government and public authorities make laws and decide polices impacting on the lives of children and young people.
In July 2021 the UK Supreme Court handed down its judgment in a case that focused on the ‘two child limit’ of child tax credit. The Court decided the case based on rights contained within the European Convention on Human Rights.