04 August 2017
The Upper Tribunal (UT) has today declared the Government’s restrictions on access to the social security appeals system to be unlawful, in a test case brought by Child Poverty Action Group (CPAG).
When can the DWP change an ongoing award of personal independence payment (PIP), including where the award was made by a tribunal? Ed Pybus looks at the rules and some recent caselaw.
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.
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.