June 29th, 2023 by James Goudie KC

“ The PSED is primarily directed at policy decisions not at the application of policy to individual cases “ : so says the Supreme Court in R ( MAROUF ) v SSHD (2023 ) UKSC 23 at paragraph 62. The Court holds that Section 149 of the Equality Act 2010 does not require public bodies to have due regard to the need to promote the goals there listed when exercising their functions in so far as that exercise affects the lives of people living outside the UK.

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