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Record of Proceedings query
I attended an PCA appeal in Manchester and felt that my clients evidence, via an interpreter, fell exactly as the descritors indicated in the written
Sunil10-Jun-10 05:32 PM
by ariadne2
1109
Incompete TAS Enquiry Form
Hi guys, just looking for thoughts on the following situation- Client came to see me following an unsuccesful paper heaing of his ESA appeal. This
frodo10-Jun-10 03:54 PM
by ros.white
3157
tribunal or mags...
i was in the process of getting a LTAHAW appeal to tribunal for a client, last thing i did was submissions, then fax to TAS to find out when tribunal
clairehodgson07-Jun-10 04:08 PM
by Neil Bateman
352919
Copying caselaw to the people who wrote it...
I've just been preparing an application for leave to appeal and have sent it with none of the caselaw I have referred to appended. I wonder whethe
Dan_manville03-Jun-10 08:07 PM
by ariadne2
7537
Investigation, overpayment guilty but not
Fraud Investigation, the client was charged & convicted but there was no recoverable overpayment. I would be grateful for any comments, or direction o
Derbyshire27-May-10 07:18 AM
by clairehodgson
16804
Premature revision
Hello people, hoping someone can help with this case of the DM getting a bit too keen. Child DLA claim was refused. I put in a revision request with a
gcharter25-May-10 05:50 PM
by ariadne2
5329
Lost files at the Tribunals Service ASC
Here at Brum we have seen a significant number of appeal files lost by the Administrative Support Centre The system seems to have descended into chaos
Dan_manville21-May-10 02:49 PM
by Peter Turville
201895
LEAN
LEAN is a new managerial model being piloted by the Tribunals Service in Reading, Oxford, Coventry and Stoke. It's been progressing since January this
Dan_manville20-May-10 11:53 AM
by 1964
7444
lawful entitlement
When a person needs to be in receipt of a qualifying benefit to get another does he need to be in receipt of the qualifying benefit lawfully or does m
nevip19-May-10 11:49 AM
by nevip
2265
Teixeira / Ibrahim Guidance DMG Memo 30/10
See the rightsnet news story of today regarding this. Just a quick note: 1. At para 7(1) of the guidance it appears the DWP position is that the
Martin Williams18-May-10 06:46 PM
by clairehodgson
6518
length of time taken to provide written statement of reasons
I know the answer to this is probably in the depths of this topic, but as I'm lazy...can anybody point me in the direction of the caselaw about how lo
crazyfeminist18-May-10 01:03 PM
by nevip
6213
Missing appeal papers
I wondered if others have been experiencing this problem - me and my colleague have had to adjourn our last few appeals (or about to adjourn) as neith
Sam Warburton18-May-10 09:32 AM
by Dan_manville
5750
Most bizarre tribunal event
A friday afternoon posting this: What is the most bizarre thing that has happened to you in the course of an appeal? I've arrived to find the ju
chrissmith14-May-10 12:45 PM
by nevip
394470
Request for cases from CPAG
CPAG has contacted us to say that it would like to hear about cases where decision making has been delayed in 'Baumbast' rights cases - [blockquote
ros.white13-May-10 11:24 AM
by ros.white
1340
Does the hearing still need to go ahead?
Hi there, A question on behalf of one of my colleagues. She is working with someone who was on income support due to being a lone parent, who w
deniseb11-May-10 08:48 PM
by ariadne2
4331
One appeal delaying another?
Another question! One of my clients failed her PCA for IS and we appealed in July 2009. I recently queried why we had not received a hearing date
deniseb11-May-10 02:26 PM
by stainsby
3242
Appeal success rate?
Can anyone point me towards any information which shows the national average of tribunal outcomes?
Steve30-Apr-10 01:42 PM
by Tony Bowman
7926
Repayment of Overpayment - 30 years on
My client (64yo lady) rang the Pension Service last year but didnít know her NINO. They kindly offered to find out what it was and produced a NINO six
scarcab20-Apr-10 01:39 PM
by mairir
4642
Child Support Agency Appeal
HELP: I am supporting a client who is appealing the revised amount the absent parent has been calculated to pay. As part of the calculation the absen
Quinn20-Apr-10 09:47 AM
by johnwilson
1251
Gathering evidence for an Industrial Injuries Disablement Benefit appeal
Hi Sorry if this seems to be a simplistic question, this is my first Industrial Injuries Disablement Benefit appeal. The client was only asses
iut04419-Apr-10 07:53 PM
by clairehodgson
1251
When someone has an appointee should the client attend the appeal?
Hi I have a eighteen year old client who has ADHD, he is able to communicate to a certain extent and I don't think he would be aggressive in a trib
iut04419-Apr-10 12:49 PM
by iut044
2354
Complaint and Statement of Reasons
A client lodged a complaint with the Regional Tribunal Judge regarding the conduct and aggressive questioning techniques of the FT Tribunal on his ESA
johnwilson16-Apr-10 09:09 AM
by johnwilson
2491
Re-instating IS after winning an appeal.
Client failed a PCA and appealed, claiming JSA in the meantime. He won the appeal two months ago but when I checked with him yesterday he told me that
Herbert15-Apr-10 10:02 AM
by nevip
1287
Trying to find R(U)13/52
Does anyone have a copy of this case? If I read a reference to it once more in a DWP sub I will chew the carpet. There must be something in it I can
judithd06-Apr-10 02:43 PM
by judithd
5533
Self sufficiency and right to reside
Hi all, I wonder if people could let me know about cases where the DWP argue before the tribunal that in order to have a right to reside on the bas
Martin Williams30-Mar-10 04:46 PM0371
Time limits for appeals in social security cases - request for evidence
we've been contacted by the Administrative Justice and Tribunals Council (AJTC) who are looking for evidence o
shawn29-Mar-10 11:04 AM
by Casework team
31347
Fraud and Tribunals
Hi, I'm reping in an overpayment of DLA due to employment inconsistent with disability appeal, which was looking quite hopeful as client called DCS
suewelsh25-Mar-10 09:30 AM
by paulmack
71547
Defective claims - right of appeal
My understanding is that there is no right of appeal against 'defective claim' decisions (sch 2, para 5(f) D+A Regs). I've been told by our new cla
Tony Bowman24-Mar-10 02:48 PM
by Tony Bowman
3407
Appeal date set but appellant is in prison.
I am repping a chap who has just been recalled to prison for breaching his licence and is now on remand. He went back to prison on 26/12/09 In the me
Herbert23-Mar-10 02:43 PM
by Herbert
6542
lapsing appeals
Whose responsibility is it to lapse an appeal - The Tribunal Service or the Respondent? I have a case where the decision before appeal has been fav
Tony Bowman19-Mar-10 09:50 AM
by Martin Williams
9461