§ Mr. Janner
asked the Secretary of State for Social Services what arrangements are made by the president of the Social Security Appeal Tribunals to provide appellants at those tribunals with addresses of local agencies offering advice and representation at the appeal hearing.
§ Mr. Janner
asked the Secretary of State for Social Services what arrangements he has made to provide people whose claims for social security benefits are refused with the addresses of local agencies offering advice and information about social security benefits.
§ Mr. Major
Forms notifying decisions on claims to benefit are being revised to include the following paragraph, which has been approved by the president of social security appeal tribunalsHelp or adviceAn advice centre like the Citizens Advice Bureau, or a local law centre can give you free advice. If you appeal, they will sometimes go to the tribunal with you.You can find a list of their addresses in the 'phone book, at the front of the Yellow Pages or at the library.It will help the advice centre if you take this letter to show them.
Officials are currently discussing with interested groups whether arrangements might be made to provide specific localised information.