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Any members been to a UC tribunal?

topaz64topaz64 Member Posts: 2 Listener
edited January 2020 in Universal Credit
Hi I wondered if any members have been to a tribunal for universal credit 
as I am going next month for fit for work

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  • poppy123456poppy123456 Member Posts: 22,218 Disability Gamechanger
    HI and welcome,

    I'm one of the community champions here on scope. Quite a few of our members have attended a Tribunal for this reason but someone else's case will be totally different to yours because you never get 2 people the same.

    Whether you're entitled to limited capability for work will totally depend on how your conditions affect your ability to do any type of work and this is what they will look at. You will be asked questions based on how your conditions affect you in a typical day. You will need to answer the questions in your own words, unless you have an appointee and then they will be able to answer them on your behalf.

    Sometimes it's not possible for them to make a decision on the day, if this happens they will write to you within a couple of days but it doesn't mean anything other than a decision couldn't be made on that day.

    Are you taking someone with you? This will help you with any anxiety you maybe feeling on the day.

    Good luck.
    Proud winner of the 2019 empowering others award. This award was given for supporting disabled people and their families for the benefit advice I have given to members here on the community.
  • topaz64topaz64 Member Posts: 2 Listener
    Yes I have got a housing officer coming with me
  • Chloe_ScopeChloe_Scope Scope Posts: 10,652 Disability Gamechanger
    Welcome to the community @topaz64! I wish you the best of luck with this and please do let us know how you get on. :)
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    Scope

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