A benefit claimant’s duty is to comply with the instructions in the order book. A disclosure which would be thought necessary only by a literal-minded pedant need not be made, but the safest course is to resolve doubts in favour of disclosure.
Cited – Hinchy v Secretary of State for Work and Pensions HL 3-Mar-2005
The applicant had been dependent upon income support, and had then come to receive Disability Living Allowance (DLA). She therefore received additional income support, but the office did not adjust that benefit down when her DLA stopped. The . .
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Updated: 13 May 2022; Ref: scu.223214