Reply To: Overpayment caused by claimant’s death – recoverability under Reg 101(2)


The incorrect listing of the son as the liable person for Council Tax could arguably be an official error that caused the overpayment.  (See EMPRESS CAR COMPANY (ABERTILLERY) LTD. (APPELLANTS) v.NATIONAL RIVERS AUTHORITY UKHL 5 FEBRUARY 1998,  for an analysis of causation)