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efctoffee1988
efctoffee1988 Community member Posts: 12 Listener
Hi does anyone know if there is a email address to contact to see if my mandatory reconsideration has been recieved by benefit appeals tribunal ? Many thanks 

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  • woodbine
    woodbine Community member Posts: 12,109 Disability Gamechanger
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    An MR is done by a DWP Decision Maker not a tribunal, they usually take around 4 weeks, how long ago did you lodge the MR?

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  • efctoffee1988
    efctoffee1988 Community member Posts: 12 Listener
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    Sorry I meant to say I sent my evidence and mandatory reconsideration outcome to tribunal and was just wondering how do I contact them to chase up on it 
  • durhamjaide2001
    durhamjaide2001 Community Co-Production Group, Scope Member Posts: 11,210 Disability Gamechanger
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    Sorry I meant to say I sent my evidence and mandatory reconsideration outcome to tribunal and was just wondering how do I contact them to chase up on it 
    Unfortunately I don't think there's any way to chaise them up because like @poppy123456 said before it's  not the court that makes the final decision x 
  • calcotti
    calcotti Community member Posts: 10,010 Disability Gamechanger
    edited January 2023
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    Sorry I meant to say I sent my evidence and mandatory reconsideration outcome to tribunal and was just wondering how do I contact them to chase up on it 
    Unfortunately I don't think there's any way to chaise them up because like @poppy123456 said before it's  not the court that makes the final decision x 
    Poppy said that it is DWP that makes an MR decision. OP has since clarified that they are at appeal stage. 

    It’s not a court, it is a tribunal and obviously it is the tribunal that makes the decision and not DWP. That’s the whole point of a tribunal. 

    OP, have you had any letters from tribunal service yet? If so there will a contact number on the letter.

    If you haven’t had any letters there are some contact numbers at the bottom of this page
    https://www.gov.uk/appeal-benefit-decision/submit-appeal
    Information I post is for England unless otherwise stated. Rules may be different in other parts of UK.
  • poppy123456
    poppy123456 Community member Posts: 57,082 Disability Gamechanger
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    Sorry I meant to say I sent my evidence and mandatory reconsideration outcome to tribunal and was just wondering how do I contact them to chase up on it 
    Unfortunately I don't think there's any way to chaise them up because like @poppy123456 said before it's  not the court that makes the final decision x 

    That's not correct. HMCTS can be contacted by email or telephone. I don't remember ever advising that, a Tribunal is not a court. A Tribunal does make a decision on an appeal but DWP put any award into payment.
    Benefit appeals helpline (England and Wales)
    Telephone: 0300 123 1142
    Monday to Friday, 8am to 5pm
    Find out about call charges
    Email: contactsscs@justice.gov.uk
    efctoffee, how did you request the Tribunal? by post by filling out the SSCS1 form or online?



    I would appreciate it if members wouldn't tag me please. I have all notifcations turned off and wouldn't want a member thinking i'm being rude by not replying.
    If i see a question that i know the answer to i will try my best to help.
  • Cartini
    Cartini Community member Posts: 1,108 Pioneering
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    Sorry I meant to say I sent my evidence and mandatory reconsideration outcome to tribunal and was just wondering how do I contact them to chase up on it 
    Unfortunately I don't think there's any way to chaise them up because like @poppy123456 said before it's  not the court that makes the final decision x 
    Hi,
    May I politely suggest that you refrain from giving "advice" until you actually understand the system.  You`ve given "advice" on a number of threads only to be corrected by those who do know how it works.

  • poppy123456
    poppy123456 Community member Posts: 57,082 Disability Gamechanger
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    Cartini said:
    Sorry I meant to say I sent my evidence and mandatory reconsideration outcome to tribunal and was just wondering how do I contact them to chase up on it 
    Unfortunately I don't think there's any way to chaise them up because like @poppy123456 said before it's  not the court that makes the final decision x 
    Hi,
    May I politely suggest that you refrain from giving "advice" until you actually understand the system.  You`ve given "advice" on a number of threads only to be corrected by those who do know how it works.


    I'm going to have to agree with you here. One of the community house rules does state "content we do not allow.. misleading advice" https://www.scope.org.uk/community-house-rules/
    I think Jaide means well and just wants to try to help but it's not helpful to continue to give misleading advice.


    I would appreciate it if members wouldn't tag me please. I have all notifcations turned off and wouldn't want a member thinking i'm being rude by not replying.
    If i see a question that i know the answer to i will try my best to help.
  • Cartini
    Cartini Community member Posts: 1,108 Pioneering
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    Cartini said:
    Sorry I meant to say I sent my evidence and mandatory reconsideration outcome to tribunal and was just wondering how do I contact them to chase up on it 
    Unfortunately I don't think there's any way to chaise them up because like @poppy123456 said before it's  not the court that makes the final decision x 
    Hi,
    May I politely suggest that you refrain from giving "advice" until you actually understand the system.  You`ve given "advice" on a number of threads only to be corrected by those who do know how it works.


    I'm going to have to agree with you here. One of the community house rules does state "content we do not allow.. misleading advice" https://www.scope.org.uk/community-house-rules/
    I think Jaide means well and just wants to try to help but it's not helpful to continue to give misleading advice.


    I agree entirely about wanting to help; I should have said so when I made my comment.

  • Community_Scope
    Community_Scope Posts: 1,096 Pioneering
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  • calcotti
    calcotti Community member Posts: 10,010 Disability Gamechanger
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    We want this discussion to continue, but we’re concerned that things are becoming quite tense and could easily escalate.

    I can't see any signs of tension.
    Information I post is for England unless otherwise stated. Rules may be different in other parts of UK.
  • poppy123456
    poppy123456 Community member Posts: 57,082 Disability Gamechanger
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    Hello everyone,

    We want this discussion to continue, but we’re concerned that things are becoming quite tense 

    I don’t see any tension. All I see is misleading information, which was corrected. 
    It is my understanding that misleading information isn’t allowed here, it’s clearly in the forum rules. 
    I would appreciate it if members wouldn't tag me please. I have all notifcations turned off and wouldn't want a member thinking i'm being rude by not replying.
    If i see a question that i know the answer to i will try my best to help.
  • durhamjaide2001
    durhamjaide2001 Community Co-Production Group, Scope Member Posts: 11,210 Disability Gamechanger
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    Hello everyone,

    We want this discussion to continue, but we’re concerned that things are becoming quite tense 

    I don’t see any tension. All I see is misleading information, which was corrected. 
    It is my understanding that misleading information isn’t allowed here, it’s clearly in the forum rules. 
    I think it's a general reminder for us sorry if I gave miss leading information 
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