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TOPIC: Mandatory Reconsideration

Mandatory Reconsideration 1 week 4 days ago #220910

We just received a decision on 3rd November decision letter dated 27th October from the DWP and wish to apply for MR. May I just ask if I ought to question the number of points given at this stage or just simply ask for the MR by post and not add any reasons. My husband has gone from higher rate mobility on DLA and higher rate care on DLA both indefinitely to standard rate on both and for only 5 years. Thank you very much for all your hard work – your site is so helpful
Susan Smith

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Mandatory Reconsideration 1 week 4 days ago #220927

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If you reasonably expected to score 12 or more points for both components then request an MR but don't do it without consideration if it is based on the award he had under DLA, as an example; the reasons for awarding DLA HRC have no equivalent whatsoever under PIP.

If you believe that the Decision can only be revised at an appeal, be aware that the wait time for a hearing is rapidly approaching a year, then just ask for an MR, however, if you hope to overturn it at MR then you are going to have to explain why you think the Decision is wrong.

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