MR v Secretary of State for Work and Pensions (PIP): [2019] UKUT 293 (AAC)

Upper Tribunal Administrative Appeals Chamber decision by Judge Ward on 23 September 2019.

Read the full decision in CPIP/285/2019.

Judicial Summary

Sitting on a bed to dress will not, without more, amount to using an aid or appliance: CW v SSWP (PIP) [2016] UKUT 0197 (AAC); [2016] AACR 44. However, where a person asserts that he has to rise from sitting on the bed and balance with the aid of a crutch in order to pull his trousers into position and do them up, if use of the crutch is reasonably required, it may amount to an aid and the FtT needs to make the necessary findings.

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Published 24 October 2019