AB v Secretary of State for Work and Pensions (JSA): [2018] UKUT 43 (AAC)

Upper Tribunal Administrative Appeals Chamber decision by Judge Wright on 2 February 2018.

Read the full decision in CJSA/536/2013.

Judicial Summary

whether an A4e advisor assisting a claimant under the Work Programme and who wrongly told/advised the claimant to stop claiming JSA when he took up an offer of a job, even though he was awaiting CRB checks before he could undertake the job, was an “officer of the [DWP]” for the purposes of regulation 19(5)(d) of the Claims and Payments Regs.

Published 21 February 2018