SG v Secretary of State for Work and Pensions (ESA): [2018] UKUT 34 (AAC)

Upper Tribunal Administrative Appeals Chamber decision by Judge Poynter on 26 January 2018.

Read the full decision in CE/1585/2017.

Judicial Summary

The fact that a claimant can reasonably use a manual wheelchair to mobilise, does not – without more - establish that s/he can mobilise, or repeatedly mobilise, for any particular distance. A tribunal’s findings about the distance a claimant can mobilise using a wheelchair must be based on evidence and explained in any written statement of reasons

Published 8 February 2018