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Social Security Benefits: Appeals

Question for Department for Work and Pensions

UIN 900404, tabled on 22 January 2020

What steps she is taking with the Secretary of State for Justice to reduce the waiting time for welfare benefit tribunal appeals.

Answered on

27 January 2020

DWP is working with the Ministry of Justice to develop a new digital system with a view to enabling swifter processing of appeals and a better service for all parties to the proceedings. Personal Independence Payment, Employment and Support Allowance and Universal Credit claimants can now submit their appeal online.

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