Tag Archives: Mandatory Reconsideration

DWP wrong to deny Benefits appeals

Independent Living blog post, 8 Aug 2017: Benefit appeals timed out unlawfully The Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) has been acting unlawfully in stopping people taking disability benefit appeals to tribunal, three senior judges have ruled. Recent judgement in … Continue reading

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‘Outrageous interference’ with rule of law as DWP sets 80% benefit appeal rejection target

politics.co.uk blog post, by Natalie Bloomer, 16 May 2017: ‘Outrageous interference’ with rule of law as DWP sets 80% benefit appeal rejection target “Since 2013, benefit claimants who wish to appeal against a decision made by the DWP have had … Continue reading

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Benefits ‘mandatory reconsideration’ consultation ends 15 March 2016

There is still time to contribute to the consultation on mandatory reconsideration. You can request a mandatory reconsideration if you think the decision about your Benefit application is wrong. You can submit evidence you have to support this. If the DWP do … Continue reading

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CAB Briefing for MPs on Mandatory Reconsideration (ESA)

Summary: Cutting off people’s employment and support allowance (ESA) benefits while DWP give a second opinion on their claim is adding an unnecessary administrative burden, causing stress and leaving some people with no income for a significant period of time. … Continue reading

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Large drop in ESA appeals

Minister of State for disabled people, Mike Penning, proudly announced on the 12th June Daily Politics show that Employment and Support Allowance (ESA) appeals receipts had dropped by 89% from the same period in 2013.   Benefits and works comments: … Continue reading

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