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statement of reasons

cath61 Member Posts: 28 Listener
i can any one tell me what i have to write in the letter asking for statement of reasons
Thank you 


  • BenefitsTrainingCo
    BenefitsTrainingCo Member Posts: 2,622 Pioneering
    Hi cath61,

    All you have to do at this point is write a simple letter asking for the statement of reasons. Also, ask for a copy of the record of proceedings. The record of proceedings is the tribunal judge's handwritten notes that are written whilst the hearing is taking place.
    Once you have received these, you'll need to identify an error of law if you want to take it further. The notes that accompany the statement of reasons will tell you what constitutes an error of law, but it can be hard to identify so you might want to seek practical advice from your local CAB or Welfare Rights team.

    The Benefits Training Co:
    Paul Bradley
    Michael Chambers
    Will Hadwen
    Sarah Hayle
    Maria Solomon
    David Stickland
  • cath61
    cath61 Member Posts: 28 Listener
    ok thank you for the information 
  • cath61
    cath61 Member Posts: 28 Listener
    Hi Lee do you know how long you have to wait for SOR from the appeal court ? 
  • CockneyRebel
    CockneyRebel Member Posts: 5,212 Disability Gamechanger
    Hi Cath

    There is no time constaint on the judge for issuing a SOR, it could be months.
    If you are waiting to long it is worth ringing the tribunal clerk.

    Be all you can be, make  every day count. Namaste
  • cath61
    cath61 Member Posts: 28 Listener


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