The Tribunal will be made up of up to three members, one will be legally qualified.
There may be a Presenting Officer from the Department for Work and Pensions.
The Appeals Service can arrange for your appeal to be at your home if you are too ill to travel.
You will need a note from your doctor stating you are too ill to travel.
Instead, what must be is considered is whether there is a real possibility that cannot be ignored of harm occurring, having regard to the nature and gravity of the feared harm in a particular case.
This means that you will have to give full explanations of the reasons why you did not submit your application at the time you wish your claim to be paid from.
Anyone who is affected will be contacted by DWP, and their payments will be backdated to the judgment. In the case of existing claimants, the DWPs will undertake an exercise to go through all existing cases and identify anyone who may be entitled to more.
We will then write to those people affected and all payments will be backdated to the date of the change in case law.” The DWP estimates that around 10,000 PIP claimants will benefit by say that this PIP case trawl exercise by £70 to £90 per week in 2022/2023.
If you are still not satisfied with our decision or explanation, you can appeal.
An independent Tribunal Service will hear your appeal.