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TOPIC: PIP Tribunal Won!

PIP Tribunal Won! 10 months 2 weeks ago #156230

I went for my PIP Tribunal yesterday and won!

Previously I had been getting higher rate care and mobility, (for 15 years). I had just renewed my Blue Badge and was given lower rate care and mobility. I had to return my Motability car.

I decided to persue just the mobility component. To cut a long story short, I was asked the correct questions by the doctor and disability specialist, in fact I was asked a lot about the care component! The result was I will now receive Higher Rate Mobility AND Care - what a result, I was flabbergasted to say the least - at last, I was listened to by people who knew what I was talking about!

So, thank you, thank you, thank you for all help and knowledge you gave me. I recommend going to a Tribunal, it doesn't take as long now - all in all it took 6 months to get through the whole process from receiving the first PIP letter to Tribunal.

I would also like to say that the Tribunal was not frightening, they were kind, considerate without being condescending.

Good luck to everyone!
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PIP Tribunal Won! 10 months 2 weeks ago #156244

Hello Ruth

So pleased you have had such a good result. I'm sure other members will be pleased to know that nice things do occasionally happen!!! :) :)
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PIP Tribunal Won! 10 months 2 weeks ago #156250

That's great news Ruth! Thanks for letting us know and for your kind words about B+W :) It seems to be taking around 8 weeks for DWP to action these decisions and get payment organised.
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