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UC tribunal timescale

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do1987
do1987 Community member Posts: 4 Listener
Hello all,

I am just wondering if anyone has any idea how long UC tribunal hearings are taking to be heard? I am claiming for LCW/LCWRA.

It says upto 6 months on the website, it is coming up 4 months since I lodged my appeal. I am based in County Durham if that makes a difference.

TIA

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  • Jimm_Scope
    Jimm_Scope Posts: 2,705 Scope online community team
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    Hi @do1987, each region does have slightly different backlogs. I don't know the exact times for you sorry as they really can change! If the website says 6 months then I would really be expecting it to be 6 months. I know waiting for so long can be a worry. We have a section on tribunals here if you'd like to read over it, I find that knowing more about what will happen can help me personally.
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  • poppy123456
    poppy123456 Community member Posts: 54,119 Disability Gamechanger
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    You can ring HMCTS to ask them what the estimated timescale is and they maybe able to give you some idea. Though please remember that it will just be a guide. 
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