Social Security and Child Support Tribunal
Ministry of Justice written question – answered on 2nd March 2020.
Marion Fellows SNP Whip, Shadow SNP Spokesperson (Disabilities)
To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, how many hearings of the (a) first tier and (b) upper tier Social Security and Child Support Tribunals were adjourned in each of the last five years, and for what reasons those hearings were adjourned.
Chris Philp The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for the Home Department
(1) (a) Data about adjournments for appeals to the First-tier Tribunal (Social Security and Child Support) (SSCS), are published annually, in June, at: www.gov.uk/government/collections/tribunals-statistics. The table below contains a breakdown of the reasons for adjournments.