Abdirahman v Secretary of State for Work and Pensions - individuals from the EEA did not have a right to reside in UK and so could not claim DSS benefits - CA 5.7.07

The Court of Appeal has found that the fact that EEA nationals have, in accordance with both EU law and UK immigration law, entered the UK lawfully does not equate with a "right to reside" in the UK. In this case two individuals from the EEA who were lawfully in the UK did not have a "right to reside" here and were therefore not entitled to certain UK social security benefits.

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