Upper Tribunal Administrative Appeals Chamber decision by Judge Wikeley on 7 February 2017.
Read the full decision in CE/2018/2016.
The FTT is not under a duty to consider whether to telephone an appellant in the event of their unexplained absence at a hearing; Cooke v Glenrose Fish Co  ICR 1188 considered. The test the FTT must apply is as set out in rules 2 and 31.
Published: 24 February 2017
Decision date: 7 February 2017