Upper Tribunal Administrative Appeals Chamber decision by Judge Ward on 13 January 2016.
Read the full decision in CPC/4519/2016 and CPC/4520/2016.
Earnings and other income : The structure of pension credit legislation does not allow sums paid as arrears after their due date to be treated as income.
Recovery of overpayments : Section 74 Social Security Administration Act 1992 may authorise the recovery of benefit paid where income has been received after its due date.
Decision date: 13 January 2016