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PIP Tribunal - Info

cristobal
cristobal Member Posts: 984 Disability Gamechanger
HI everyone,

'Law in Action', currently being broadcast on Radio 4 has a piece on PIP tribunals.

Very interesting - will be available on iplayer later.

PS It's a few minutes in, immediately after Julian Assange...

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  • Adrian_Scope
    Adrian_Scope Posts: 8,578 Scope online community team
    Thanks @cristobal, I missed this yesterday but will take a listen on catch up later. Did you find it interesting?
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  • cristobal
    cristobal Member Posts: 984 Disability Gamechanger
    edited June 2019
    @Adrian_Scope It was interesting - I haven't had to go to tribunal so didn't know a lot about it'

    Had interviews with some claimants, and also one of the judges...

    Seems to be quite informal - one took place across a desk; one was in a magistrates court...

    Judge said that in about 2/3 cases the original decision is overturned - but difficult to tell exactly whether this is due to the original decision being 'wrong' or the claimant submitting additional evidence.

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