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TOPIC: Support group

Support group 1 year 6 months ago #158389

Have just received my reassessment and have been placed in the support group again without a medical. This is all thanks to the members and guides on this website.
A very big thank you to you all. Just waiting now for the application to apply for pip.

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Support group 1 year 6 months ago #158402

That's great news Wasue! Thanks for letting us know and for your kind words about B+W :) I hope your PIP goes as well, when it happens.

Claimants are not routinely informed of when to expect reassessment - but this is entered on the computer in the form of a 'prognosis'. You will be told this if your phone DWP and ask.

You can also request a copy of the paperwork associated with your claim. The ESA85a will be the assessor's report. If you want a copy of everything you should submit a 'Subject Access Request'

Requesting a Subject Access Request (SAR) :

SAR Form Download

From this page :

DWP Data Protection Policy

Or you can make the request in the form of a letter, as long as you make it clear that you are making a formal SAR under The Data Protection Act 1998.

Address the envelope : FAO The Data Controller, at the Benefits Office dealing with your PIP.

Write DPA 1998 SAR in front, top, left corner of envelope.

Once received, they have 40 calendar days to comply.

Sending Documents to the DWP.

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