Incapacity Benefit: Tribunals
John Spellar (Shadow Minister (Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs); 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