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Hyde v United Kingdom - ECtHR 5.9.06

Mr Hyde had complained under the European Human Rights Convention arts 8 and 14 that because he was a man he was denied social security benefits equivalent to those received by female widows. Following the House of Lords decision in R v CIR ex p Wilkinson, [2005] UKHL 30 in May 2006 the British Government settled his claim by paying him £8,703.53.

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