Incapacity Benefit: Tribunals
John Spellar (Warley, Labour)
To ask the Secretary of State for Justice how many appeals concerning incapacity benefit claims were awaiting listing by the Tribunals Service in the latest period for which figures are available; and what the average time was from the admission of an appeal to the case being heard by a tribunal in the last year for which figures are available.
Jonathan Djanogly (The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Justice; Huntingdon, Conservative)
There are always a number of 'live' appeals in the First-tier Tribunal-Social Security and Child Support progressing through the stages of receipt, decision and promulgation. The number of incapacity appeals awaiting listing for a hearing as at
The functions of the Tribunals Service have now transferred into Her Majesty's Courts and Tribunals Service which was launched on