'Back to work' schemes challenged

Press Association



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The Government is facing a legal challenge over new legislation for "back to work" schemes which it is accused of "shamefully" rushing through Parliament.

Lawyers announced the move to bring judicial review proceedings as soon as possible after Work and Pensions Secretary Iain Duncan Smith lost an appeal at the UK's highest court against a ruling that earlier regulations underpinning the schemes were invalid.
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