The Supreme Court has unanimously allowed the appeal of three animal charities and restored the award of £50,000 given by a district judge to Mrs Ilott who was originally excluded from her mother's will.

Melita Jackson had left the majority of her £486,000 estate to the RSPCA, RSPB, and Blue Cross and categorically stated that she did not want her daughter to inherit from her estate.

However, Heather Ilott was awarded £50,000 by District Judge Million, which was

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