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Appeals (Costs)

Volume 14: debated on Thursday 3 December 1981

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asked the Secretary of State for Social Services what is the average cost of an appeal (a) to the supplementary benefit appeal tribunals and (b) to a national insurance local tribunal.

It is not possible to give accurate costings for these appeals because many of the staff involved have other duties, but the approximate average costs of appeals heard are £88 to the supplementary benefit appeal tribunals and £65 to the national insurance local tribunals.