MQ v Secretary of State for Work and Pensions and SQ (CS): [2017] UKUT 392 (AAC)

Upper Tribunal Administrative Appeals Chamber decision by Judge Wikeley on 2 October 2017.

Read the full decision in CCS/2744/2016.

Judicial Summary

Child support - liberty to apply (LTA) application wrongly refused by FTT but no further appeal - whether Secretary of State can issue new revised or ‘corrected’ decision which is contrary to FTT’s incorrect LTA ruling - whether LTA ruling correctly set aside by a different FTT for procedural irregularity - composition of FTT on LTA application where original panel included accountant member - whether PWC denied appeal rights.

Published 23 October 2017