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DLA to PIP tribunal success 2 years 3 weeks ago #240302

Many thanks to Benefits and Work for your excellent Guides re appealing against a decision. Last year I had to claim PIP, having been on DLA for 9 years. The decision, following my face-to-face assessment, was (predictably) No Points. My DLA stopped on 4 September 2018; I had already appealed after I had gone through the mandatory reconsideration process. It was not until October this year that I was given a tribunal date - a sign that, as you report today, the tribunal system is simply unable to deal with the number of appeals coming through. I'm pleased to say that I won my appeal, and in addition to the daily living component, they also awarded me 10 points for mobility, which I had not expected! They also said that a review was inappropriate, which the DWP have accepted.

So as I said, many thanks to all concerned with Benefits and Work. You rock!!!

DLA to PIP tribunal success 2 years 3 weeks ago #240316

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Very pleased for you and well done on the successful appeal.


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