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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).

Select from the options opposite - search by keyword, reference number, commissioner's / Judge's name, benefit, date, or a combination.

Latest summaries added

27 August

CH/48/2014 — For what period should earnings paid in arrears be attributed for the purposes of housing benefit — [2014] UKUT 368 (AAC)

Commissioner / Judge: West · 27 August, 2014

CE/3183/2013 — Construction and application of ‘social engagement’ descriptors — [2014] AACR

Commissioner / Judge: Three-Judge Panel · 27 August, 2014

CE/1972/2013 — Construction and application of ‘social engagement’ descriptors — [2014] UKUT 352 (AAC)

Commissioner / Judge: Three-Judge Panel · 27 August, 2014

22 August

CH/18/2014 — Meaning of ‘change of circumstances’ in regulation 67(1) of the Council Tax Benefit Regulations 2006 — [2014] UKUT 18 (AAC)

Commissioner / Judge: Mark · 22 August, 2014

CE/146/2014 — Tribunal entitled to use ‘Google maps’ to check distances, but must present evidence to appellant for comment — [2014] UKUT 238 (AAC)

Commissioner / Judge: Jacobs · 22 August, 2014

21 August

CPC/3971/2012 — Available benefits not taken from a personal pension scheme count as notional income for PC purposes — [2014] UKUT 246 (AAC)

Commissioner / Judge: Turnbull · 21 August, 2014

CIS/4325/2013 — Winter fuel payment time limits do not breach EU law — [2014] UKUT 259 (AAC)

Commissioner / Judge: White · 21 August, 2014

20 August

CH/738/2009 — Discrimination against men who are ‘substantial minority carers’ of children in HB rules justified — [2014] UKUT 223 (AAC)

Commissioner / Judge: Wright · 20 August, 2014

CE/54/2014 — Tribunal failed to properly assess evidence relevant to prescribed ‘mobilising’ activity — [2014] UKUT 257 (AAC)

Commissioner / Judge: Wright · 20 August, 2014

18 August

CTC/947/2013 — Claimant not party to appeal about which parent is entitled to CTC cannot challenge decision in the Upper Tribunal — [2014] UKUT 272 (AAC)

Commissioner / Judge: Mark · 18 August, 2014

12 August

CIS/3320/2012 — Whether regulations excluding families with a child under 16 from eligibility to sure start maternity grant were ultra vires — [2014] UKUT 298 (AAC)

Commissioner / Judge: Levenson · 12 August, 2014

7 August

CE/509/2013 — What factors should be taken into account in assessing whether it is reasonable for a person to use a wheelchair — [2014] UKUT 308 (AAC)

Commissioner / Judge: Three-Judge Panel · 07 August, 2014

CE/327/2013 — What factors should be taken into account in assessing whether it is reasonable for a person to use a wheelchair — [2014] UKUT 308 (AAC)

Commissioner / Judge: Three-Judge Panel · 07 August, 2014

5 August

CH/4319/2013 — Meaning of ‘regularly’ in the context of requiring overnight care for bedroom tax purposes — [2014] UKUT 325 (AAC)

Commissioner / Judge: Rowland · 05 August, 2014

1 August

CFP/2769/2013 — Whether to grant relief from the forfeiture rule to a woman precluded from receiving a category B pension due to having been convicted of her husband's manslaughter — [2014] UKUT 237 (AAC)

Commissioner / Judge: Gray · 01 August, 2014

CE/2084/2013 — Whether the setting of a reassessment date for a work capability assessment as part of a decision carries a right of appeal — [2014] UKUT 256 (AAC)

Commissioner / Judge: Gray · 01 August, 2014

CE/2801/2013 — What health and disability support is available in the jobcentre for those required to undertake work-related activity — [2014] UKUT 248 (AAC)

Commissioner / Judge: Ward · 01 August, 2014

31 July

CH/999/2014 — Decision notice written in lay terms was not defective — [2014] UKUT 220 (AAC)

Commissioner / Judge: Lane · 31 July, 2014

CE/2766/2013 — Misleading information in appeal leaflet — [2014] UKUT 224 (AAC)

Commissioner / Judge: Wikeley · 31 July, 2014

CE/4739/2013 — Ability to work at home not relevant to application of ESA regulation 29 — [2014] UKUT 241 (AAC)

Commissioner / Judge: Wikeley · 31 July, 2014

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