Guest blog: sanctions and the right to human dignity

November 18, 2015     Leave a Comment

Our latest guest blogger Mark Simpson of Ulster University explores questions about what respect for human dignity means in law. Following unsuccessful judicial challenges on human rights grounds to the household benefit cap and to mandatory work placements, he considers whether the fundamental right to human dignity is respected by a third pillar of the UK’s ‘welfare-to-work’ regime – Jobseeker’s Allowance sanctions. Read the blog here

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