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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

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

30 July

CH/249/2014 — Council can pay HB direct to landlord even if claimant has no family living with him — [2014] UKUT 242 (AAC)

Commissioner / Judge: Mark · 30 July, 2014

CDLA/4384/2013 — Unacceptable delay in providing statement of reasons; inadequate assessment of mental health problems and need for assistance with wheelchair — [2014] UKUT 222 (AAC)

Commissioner / Judge: Mark · 30 July, 2014

CE/4305/2013 — Tribunal failed to properly assess claimant’s mental health problems and apply ESA regulations 29 and 35 — [2014] UKUT 240 (AAC)

Commissioner / Judge: Mark · 30 July, 2014

11 July

CH/2605/2013 — Whether a local authority's error to ask a relevant question on the standard claim form amounted to official error — [2014] UKUT 201 (AAC)

Commissioner / Judge: Wikeley · 11 July, 2014

2 July

CH/2413/2013 — Need to clearly distinguish between actual and notional capital, and establish proper evidential basis for adverse credibility finding against claimant — [2014] UKUT 212 (AAC)

Commissioner / Judge: Wikeley · 02 July, 2014

CIS/2411/2013 — Need to clearly distinguish between actual and notional capital, and establish proper evidential basis for adverse credibility finding against claimant — [2014] AACR

Commissioner / Judge: Wikeley · 02 July, 2014

CE/4405/2013 — Circumstances in which an appeal lapses / when regulation 29 should be considered in ESA appeals — [2014] UKUT 208 (AAC)

Commissioner / Judge: Levenson · 02 July, 2014

30 June

CTC/4246/2012 — Backdating a claim for tax credits — [2014] UKUT 221 (AAC)

Commissioner / Judge: Ovey · 30 June, 2014

CE/2722/2013 — Appeal against termination of contributory ESA after 365 days on grounds that claimant should be in support group — [2014] UKUT 203 (AAC)

Commissioner / Judge: Wright · 30 June, 2014

26 June

CSE/859/2013 — Consumption of alcohol does not, in itself, amount to disinhibition — [2014] UKUT 188 (AAC)

Commissioner / Judge: May · 26 June, 2014

19 June

CSTC/224/2014 — Whether a 'submission' is the same as a 'document' for the purpose of rule 7(3) of the Tribunal Rules — [2014] UKUT 224 (AAC)

Commissioner / Judge: May · 19 June, 2014

16 June

CH/1445/2013 — Whether it was discriminatory to treat a pension paid by the Netherlands in compensation for victims of national socialist persecution differently to similar schemes paid by Germany and Austria — [2014] UKUT 187 (AAC)

Commissioner / Judge: Williams · 16 June, 2014

CSE/141/2014 — Whether a tribunal should adjourn to allow a claimant with mental health problems to get a representative — [2014] UKUT 218 (AAC)

Commissioner / Judge: Agnew · 16 June, 2014

11 June

CE/3893/2013 — Procedure for dealing with applications for leave to appeal to the Upper Tribunal — [2014] UKUT 167 (AAC)

Commissioner / Judge: Gray · 11 June, 2014

CF/3973/2013 — Whether HMRC could show misrepresentation when the claim forms had been destroyed — [2014] UKUT 199 (AAC)

Commissioner / Judge: Wikeley · 11 June, 2014

CH/1241/2013 — Fuel allowance for travel to and from new place of work counts as income for housing benefit — [2014] UKUT 172 (AAC)

Commissioner / Judge: Williams · 11 June, 2014

10 June

CH/2186/2013 — Person not a ‘worker’ or self-employed for purposes of EC Directive 2004/38 on basis of being a carer in receipt of carer’s allowance — [2010] UKUT 154 (AAC)

Commissioner / Judge: Ward · 10 June, 2014

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