Health, Education and Social Care Chamber (First-tier Tribunal)
October 11, 2022
HESC Presidential Guidance Note No1 of 2022: Taking oral evidence from abroad and representatives and observers appearing from abroad
Please read this guidance issued by Health, Education and Social Care Chamber President Judge Mark Sutherland Williams
May 16, 2022
Interim Guidance from the Health, Education and Social Care Chamber: taking oral evidence from abroad
Please read the guidance to see how it might affect your tribunal role
May 9, 2022
Health, Education and Social Chamber President and Chief Medical Member to speak at the International Congress of the Royal College of Psychiatrists
The session will take place on Wednesday 22 June 2022 at 10.30-11.45am
April 11, 2022
Specialist Member – First-tier Tribunal – SEND (Special Educational Needs and Disability) Application Seminar
The Judicial Appointments Commission is expected to launch a recruitment exercise for Specialist Members in the First-tier Tribunal Special Educational Needs and Disability jurisdiction
April 21, 2021
Practice Direction: First-tier Tribunal Health Education and Social Care Chamber Special Educational Needs or Disability Discrimination in Schools Cases Practice Direction Revocation
Find out how “special educational needs cases” or “disability discrimination in schools cases" are affected by this Practice Direction.
June 30, 2020
Judge Mark Sutherland Williams
Judge Mark Sutherland Williams is the President of the First-tier Tribunal (Health, Education and Social Care Chamber. Read more about him
March 19, 2020
Pilot Practice Direction: Health, Education and Social Care Chamber of the First-Tier Tribunal (Mental Health)
The Practice Direction is issued on a pilot basis for a period of six months and allows for changes to ways of working in the First-tier Health, Education and Social Care Chamber during the Covid-19 pandemic.
April 4, 2018
FtT HESC Practice Guidance – Appeals Against Statements of Special Educational Needs (March 2018)
Guidance to Tribunal Judicial Office Holders and to Tribunal Users as to the practice to be adopted in relation to the hearing of appeals in respect of statements of special educational needs.
December 22, 2015
Composition of tribunals in relation to matters that fall to be decided by the HESC Chamber on or after 16 December 2015
Details of the composition of the Health, Education and Social Care Chamber on or after 16 December 2015.
August 7, 2014
Composition of Tribunals in relation to matters that fall to be decided by the HESC Chamber on or after 18 January 2010
Details of the composition of the Health, Education and Social Care Chamber on or after 18 January 2010.