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Department for Work and Pensions unlawfully stopped people going to tribunal to challenge refusals, judges sayThe Department for Work and Pensions has been unlawfully stopping people going to tribunal to appeal against decisions to refuse them benefits, three senior judges have ruled.The upper tribunal found it was wrong for the DWP to refuse claimants the right to appeal if they took more than a month to ask for a review of the benefit decision. There is a high risk many vulnerable claimants with good claims on the merits will miss time limits Continue reading…

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