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Walker v United Kingdom - UK NIC's and sex discrimination - ECtHR 22.8.06

Mr Walker claimed that the obligation imposed on him as a man in employment over age 60 to pay national insurance contributions, which did not apply to a woman of over that age, was in violation of Article 14 of the European Human Rights Convention combined with Art 1 of Protocol 1. The European Court of Human Rights has dismissed his complaint. See also notes on Pearson v United Kingdom.

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