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Ministry of Justice consultation on transforming courts and tribunals

08 November 2016
CPAG has responded to a Ministry of Justice consultation on changes to social security appeal tribunals. We have serious reservations about the proposal to move the Social Security and Child Support Tribunal entirely online.

Response to the Social Security Advisory Committee consultation on decision making and mandatory reconsideration

16 March 2016
In our response, we highlight the lack of official statistics on the outcomes of mandatory reconsideration requests by claimants and present evidence of problems with the way the system is operated taken from CPAG in Scotland’s Early Warning System and our work in London food banks.

CPAG's response to SSAC inquiry into ESA 'loopholes'

19 December 2014
CPAG has responded to the Social Security Advisory Committee (SSAC) consultation on the government's proposal to close a 'loophole' in Employment and Support Allowance (ESA) repeat claims.

Proposed amendments to the Tribunal Procedure (First-tier Tribunal) (Social Entitlement Chamber) Rules 2008 - CPAG's response

12 June 2012
The Tribunal Procedure Committee is proposing to amend the first-tier tribunal rules to complement the proposed introduction of mandatory revisions before appeal.

Mandatory consideration of revision before appeal - CPAG's response to the DWP's public consultation

30 April 2012
Clause 100 of the Welfare Reform Bill as introduced enables regulations to be made to require claimants who disagree with a decision to request consideration of revision before they may appeal against a decision.