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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

1 September

CE/4095/2013 — Consideration of Med 3 when assessing if claimant satisfies regulation 29 — [2014] UKUT 278 (AAC)

Commissioner / Judge: Ward · 01 September, 2014

29 August

CDLA/643/2014 — Whether a child should be allowed to give evidence or attend a hearing — [2014] UKUT 275 (AAC)

Commissioner / Judge: Jacobs · 29 August, 2014

CE/3939/2013 — The meaning of ‘always’ in descriptor 16(a) - social engagement — [2014] UKUT 268 (AAC)

Commissioner / Judge: Williams · 29 August, 2014

28 August

CE/329/2014 — Tribunal wrong to hold paper hearing after claimant had said she could not attend but wanted husband to represent her — [2014] UKUT 217 (AAC)

Commissioner / Judge: Wright · 28 August, 2014

CPC/2423/2013 — Date of birth should be decided by evidence not assumption — [2014] UKUT 249 (AAC)

Commissioner / Judge: Williams · 28 August, 2014

CTC/1585/2012 — What amounts to ‘ordinarily resident’ in the UK for the purposes of working tax credit — [2014] UKUT 251 (AAC)

Commissioner / Judge: Rowland · 28 August, 2014

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

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