Court finds that forcing a claimant to wait until a legal appeal can be lodged to be able to receive ESA again is in breach of their right to a fair trial. DLA's mandatory reconsideration, delaying such an appeal, declared illegal.
Mandatory Reconsideration, the extra step introduced in 2013 to be undertaken before a negative Employment and Support Allowance (ESA) decision can be appealed, is a waste of time. That’s not just me saying that; it is based on sad facts admitted by the UK’s Department of Work and Pensions (DWP) itself. It has just released … Continue reading ESA mandatory reconsideration IS a waste of time