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Upper Tribunal decision on failure to attend PIP assessments

Discussion in 'Work, Finances and Disability Insurance' started by Kitty, Jan 29, 2020.

  1. Kitty

    Kitty Senior Member (Voting Rights)

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    From Disability News Service:

    "Thousands of disabled people could have had their benefit claims stopped unlawfully, campaigners believe, after a judge found that letters sent out by government contractors were failing to stress the serious consequences of failing to attend a face-to-face assessment."



    "The judge made it clear that his comments about the letter were not part of the legal basis for his decision"

    Even so, it's possible someone will try to bring a case based on this point, which – if successful – would then presumably become part of applicable caselaw.
    meg22, Sean, Esther12 and 6 others like this.

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