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Social Security Benefits: Appeals

Question for Ministry of Justice

UIN 193445, tabled on 20 November 2018

To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, pursuant to the Answer of 20 September 2018 to Question 172598, what the (a) shortest, (b) longest and (c) average waiting time was for social security tribunal hearings at the Sunderland tribunal venue in each of the last five years.

Answered on

26 November 2018

It has not been possible to provide the information requested at a) and b) in the time available. I will arrange for a copy of these data requested to be placed in the House Library as soon as they are available.

Information about (c) average waiting times of appeals to the First-tier Tribunal (Social Security and Child Support) (SSCS) is published at:

www.gov.uk/government/collections/tribunals-statistics