PS v Secretary of State for Work and Pensions (SPC):  UKUT 21 (AAC)
- Ministry of Justice, HM Courts & Tribunals Service, and Upper Tribunal (Administrative Appeals Chamber)
- 1 December 2016
- Decision date:
- 13 January 2016
- Income support and state pension credits
- Income support and state pension credits - other: state pension credit
- Ward, C
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.
Published: 1 December 2016
Decision date: 13 January 2016