Social Security Benefits: Appeals

Ministry of Justice written question – answered on 26th November 2018.

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Photo of Grahame Morris Grahame Morris Labour, Easington

To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, pursuant to the Answer of 20 September 2018 to Question 172598, what the (a) shortest, (b) longest and (c) average waiting time was for social security tribunal hearings at the Sunderland tribunal venue in each of the last five years.

Photo of Lucy Frazer Lucy Frazer The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Justice

It has not been possible to provide the information requested at a) and b) in the time available. I will arrange for a copy of these data requested to be placed in the House Library as soon as they are available.

Information about (c) average waiting times of appeals to the First-tier Tribunal (Social Security and Child Support) (SSCS) is published at:

www.gov.uk/government/collections/tribunals-statistics

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