Reply To: Mixed Age Couples

Peter Barker

Article 6 of the WRA 2012 No 31 Commencement Order – SI 2019/37. It provides for HB to terminate in certain situations, but only when the award would otherwise have fallen under the jurisdiction of the HB (SPC) Regs 2006. With the younger partner on ESA(ir), HB is subject to the working age Regs and therefore Article 6 does not apply.