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Stewart v Secretary of State for Work & Pensions - social security benefits conditional upon residence rather than contribution

Provided that certain conditions are met Council Regulation (EEC) No 1408/71 (on the application of social security schemes to employed persons and their families moving within the EU) does not preclude national legislation from making the award of a social benefit (such as short-term incapacity benefit in youth) subject to a condition of residence, irrespective of whether that benefit is classed as an invalidity benefit or as a sickness benefit. 

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