HC Deb 17 February 1997 vol 290 c423W
Mr. Flynn

To ask the Secretary of State for Social Security, pursuant to his answer of 23 January,Official Report, column 721, how many of the 51 notices issued by the clerk to the social security appeal tribunal covering the Newport, Gwent, area in the week commencing 9 December 1996 resulted in requests for oral hearings by (a) the claimant only, (b) the adjudication officer only and (c) both the claimant and the adjudication officer; and how many of those requests were made within 10 days of receipt of the notice. [15735]

Mr. Roger Evans

This is a matter for the independent tribunal service.