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3 years 10 months ago #251159 by LouiseBee
PIP success, backdated payments was created by LouiseBee
I had to apply for PIP at end of 2016 when my DLA came to an end. I had an ATOS appointment in January 2017 and a month later was refused, having amassed just two points. I used this site's guidance on mandatory reconsideration and was still refused. I couldn't face appealing. But in February this year the DWP wrote to say I was one of the 1.6 million cases to be reviewed. I was in two minds but decided to ask for mandatory reconsideration again. Once more I used your guidelines and only slightly rejigged my MR letter. Last week, I got back payments totalling almost £11,000 for nearly four years and have been awarded enhanced mobility until early 2027. I fell one point short of stabdard daily care and am considering asking for a further review. But thank you! This is life-changing for me.
The following user(s) said Thank You: VIA, Dan Statham

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3 years 9 months ago #251163 by BIS
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Hi LouiseBee

Many congratulations on your backdated PIP award. That is so good to hear and so glad that you put in for the MR again.

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3 years 8 months ago #252395 by Erica Smith
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Well done Louise - I'm in a very similar situation and was wondering if you could give me some "pointers" on how to get started... would you be willing to help me please
Regards... Erica

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3 years 8 months ago #252411 by BIS
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Hi Erica

Louise's post was over a month ago so she may not be around to answer your question.

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