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TOPIC: Fantastic news!

Fantastic news! 10 months 3 days ago #157109

I sent off the ESA50 plus supporting evidence at the end of March, and today received "the dreaded brown envelope", saying due to a recent change I have been placed in the support group. As I was already in the support group I wasn't sure if this was just the annual letter advising of the ESA rates for the coming year, so I rang the DWP. They confirmed that the decision maker has placed me in the support group again based on my ESA50 alone without the need for a F2F assesment. This is now the second time I have been kept in the support group without a F2F, and I'm sure this is due to your advice available on your wonderful website, so many, many thanks, and let everyone know, there are still positive results out there! Once again, many thanks and good luck to all those still going through this traumatic process.
Steve F. :woohoo:
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Fantastic news! 10 months 3 days ago #157111

Hi Seabass

Great to hear your good news; seems someone has seen sense and decided not to put you through the f2f!

Hopefully you won't need us in the future, but if you do, we'll be here. So pleased for you. :laugh:
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Fantastic news! 10 months 3 days ago #157113

Thanks Shelam, I'm afraid I will still need you, as any day now I'm expecting the letter inviting me to claim PIP from DLA.
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