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Welfare rights
(Upper Tribunal)

13 March, 2024

Failure to consider every change in earnings through period of overpayment amounted to error of law

London Borough of Waltham Forest v CA
[2024] UKUT 39 (AAC)

5 January, 2024

Three-month wait for universal credit LCWRA element should not be applied to older member of mixed-age couple whose ESA ended on reaching pension age

PR v Secretary of State for Work and Pensions (UC)
[2023] UKUT 290 (AAC)

2 January, 2024

Claimant who was imprisoned on remand before end of first assessment period was not entitled to universal credit

Secretary of State for Work and Pensions v AH (UC)
[2023] UKUT 274 (AAC)

1 December, 2023

Consent of cared for person is not a necessary part of a claim for and award of carer’s allowance

Secretary of State for Work and Pensions v GK
[2023] UKUT 273 (AAC)

16 November, 2023

Income from student maintenance loan that was used to pay tuition fees did not reduce the amount to be taken into account in the calculation of income for universal credit

Secretary of State for Work and Pensions v AD (UC)
[2023] UKUT 272 (AAC)
UA-2023-000542-USTA & UA-2023-000543-USTA

15 November, 2023

First-tier Tribunal for Scotland erred in failing to consider exercising its power to call for further evidence

NB v Social Security Scotland
[2023] UT 35

10 October, 2023

Whether or not a claimant is ‘taking advantage’ of the housing benefit scheme is a fact-specific assessment

London Borough of Hammersmith & Fulham v FJ
[2023] UKUT 203 (AAC)