PS v Secretary of State for Work and Pensions (ESA): [2017] UKUT 55 (AAC)

Upper Tribunal Administrative Appeals Chamber decision by Judge Wikeley on 7 February 2017.

Read the full decision in CE/2018/2016.

Judicial Summary

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 [2004] ICR 1188 considered. The test the FTT must apply is as set out in rules 2 and 31.

Published 24 February 2017