AI v Secretary of State for Work and Pensions (PIP): [2019] UKUT 103 (AAC)

Upper Tribunal Administrative Appeals Chamber decision by Judge Wikeley on 26 March 2019.

Read the full decision in CPIP/2464/2018

Judicial Summary

PIP - negative determination - DWP refused appellant’s PIP claim as he failed to attend medical - Appellant obtained mandatory reconsideration notice and appealed to FTT - DWP subsequently accepted “good reason” and arranged new appointment for medical (“putting him back on the PIP journey”), which Appellant attended - FTT struck out appeal - whether strike out procedure fair - whether appeal had lapsed following acceptance of good reason - second mandatory reconsideration notice for same outcome decision not needed

Published 16 April 2019