Last updated: October 17, 2017test case
Update - 17 October 2017 - permission has been granted for CPAG to apply for judicial review of the two child limit and the case will now go forward to a full hearing.
On 18 August 2017 CPAG issued a claim for judicial review in the High Court against the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions (SSWP) to challenge the two child limit, introduced by the Welfare Reform and Work Act 2016.
The case is brought on behalf of two lone mothers who each already have more than one child and had an 'additional' child born after 6 April 2017.
Grounds of challenge are: