DD v Secretary of State for Work and Pensions (II): UTAA 2 Nov 2020

Claimant with existing award of industrial injuries disablement benefit (IIDB) for other Prescribed Diseases made new application to reinstate award for Prescribed Disease D5 dermatitis – decision-based system of social security decision-making – whether new claim or application for a supersession on basis of change of circumstances – date from which new aggregated re-assessment takes effect – CI/420/1994 and ED v SSWP [2009] UKUT 206 (AAC) considered – deduction of overpayment of state pension credit from arrears of IIDB due following aggregated re-assessment – Social Security Administration Act 1992 s.74 – whether IIDB a prescribed benefit for the purposes of reg.15 of the Social Security (POA, Overpayments and Recovery) Regs 1988 – principle of continuity of the law in section 2 of the Social Security (Consequential Provisions) Act 1992.
[2020] UKUT 302 (AAC)
England and Wales

Updated: 08 April 2021; Ref: scu.659516