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Part of the rightsnet subscription service, briefcase provides user-friendly, fully searchable and cross referenced summaries of the latest welfare benefit and tax credit case law added to the website of the Administrative Appeals Chamber of the Upper Tribunal (that incorporates, from November 2008, the work of the Social Security Commissioners).

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Latest summaries added

24 April

CDLA/562/2013 — Grounds for revising or superseding an award of DLA / effective date of decision / recoverability of overpayment — [2014] UKUT 44 (AAC)

Commissioner / Judge: Rowland · 24 April, 2014

CE/3190/2013 — Whether 'illness behaviour' is a specific mental illness or disablement for the purposes of the work capability assessment — [2014] UKUT 45 (AAC)

Commissioner / Judge: Wikeley · 24 April, 2014

CE/2827/2013 — Claimant who could not be required to carry out work-related activity cannot satisfy regulation 35 — [2014] UKUT 56 (AAC)

Commissioner / Judge: Mark · 24 April, 2014

CE/2665/2013 — Need for all relevant documents to be provided to the representative — [2014] UKUT 55 (AAC)

Commissioner / Judge: Williams · 24 April, 2014

CSDLA/235/2013 — Whether the severe visual impairment test for high rate mobility component is discriminatory because it can only be taken indoors — [2014] UKUT 80 (AAC)

Commissioner / Judge: Agnew · 24 April, 2014

CH/2911/2013 — Whether a tribunal can decide to allow an appeal before the hearing / deciding appeal on basis of issue not raised by the appeal — [2014] UKUT 49 (AAC)

Commissioner / Judge: Wright · 24 April, 2014

23 April

CPC/723/2013 — Reduction in assistance with mortgage interest not in breach of human rights — [69] UKUT 2013 (AAC)

Commissioner / Judge: Williams · 23 April, 2014

CE/2293/2013 — Double test of mobilising and mobilising repeatedly — [2014] UKUT 72 (AAC)

Commissioner / Judge: Williams · 23 April, 2014

CE/2831/2013 — Duty to apply ‘reasonable regularity’ test / regulation 29 / tribunal’s observations of claimant — [2014] UKUT 41 (AAC)

Commissioner / Judge: Gray · 23 April, 2014

CH/4085/2012 — Effect of DWP errors in payment of widowed parent’s allowance on recoverability of overpayment — [2014] UKUT 37 (AAC)

Commissioner / Judge: Lane · 23 April, 2014

22 April

CDLA/234/2013 — Identifying grounds to supersede a DLA award — [2011] UKUT 40 (AAC)

Commissioner / Judge: Paines · 22 April, 2014

CSPC/306/2013 — Whether ground rent for a mobile home qualifies as housing costs for the purposes of pension credit — [2013] UKUT 0647 (AAC)

Commissioner / Judge: Wright · 22 April, 2014

CH/2889/2013 — Whether two years is an unacceptable delay by local authority in forwarding appeal — [2014] UKUT 47 (AAC)

Commissioner / Judge: Wikeley · 22 April, 2014

19 April

CDLA/1899/2012 — Whether the test of visual acuity for severe visual impairment (high rate mobility component) is dependent on measurements on the Snellen Scale alone — [2013] UKUT 267 (AAC)

Commissioner / Judge: Bano · 19 April, 2014

17 April

CH/2067/2012 — ‘Exclusive use of’ rooms for LHA purposes means legal right to exclude others — [2014] UKUT 36 (AAC)

Commissioner / Judge: Wright · 17 April, 2014

15 April

CH/741/2013 — Tribunal has no jurisdiction to review one of its decisions on its own initiative — [2014] UKUT 43 (AAC)

Commissioner / Judge: Jacobs · 15 April, 2014

14 April

CE/1278/2013 — Inadequate consideration of ‘social engagement’ difficulties — [2014] UKUT 20 (AAC)

Commissioner / Judge: Rowland · 14 April, 2014

CE/2304/2013 — Risk to mental health if found not to have limited capability for work (and work-related activity) — [2014] UKUT 16 (AAC)

Commissioner / Judge: Mark · 14 April, 2014

CG/412/2013 — Difference between opening and closing stock not an allowable expense when calculating self-employed earnings of carer’s allowance claimant — [2014] UKUT 12 (AAC)

Commissioner / Judge: Jacobs · 14 April, 2014

11 April

CE/1467/2013 — Whether the assessment phase of ESA ends even if claimant has not had a medical — [2014] UKUT 0042 (AAC)

Commissioner / Judge: Jacobs · 11 April, 2014

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