HC Deb 20 March 1997 vol 292 c893W
Mr. Chris Davies

To ask the Secretary of State for Social Security how many Benefits Agency appellants have been refused oral hearings at an appeal tribunal(a) nationally, (b) in the West Pennine district and (c) in the Oldham district since the right to automatic oral hearings was restricted in October 1996. [20116]

Mr. Roger Evans

This is a matter for the Independent Tribunal Service.