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TOPIC: PIP mandatory reconsideration letter

PIP mandatory reconsideration letter 10 months 2 weeks ago #207827

I had a pip assessment in January and was taken from enhanced rate mobility to nothing. Initially the reason was because I could drive a manual car.

I asked for a mandatory reconsideration and they have up held the decision. However they have changed the reason now stating I only take moderate pain killers. I actually take amongst tramadol (a controlled drug) amongst other things. They had a full list of my medications and a letter from the pain clinic listing these and stating that I need to use a wheelchair because of pain levels.

I am now going to loose my motability car on what seems to me to be a case of them not reading the evidence. Is there anything I can do other than wait for tribunal? I only have 6 days until I hand the car back.

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PIP mandatory reconsideration letter 10 months 1 week ago #207869


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With regard to the car, I'm afraid not!

The PIP Appeal guide has links to the SSCS1 form that you will need to complete and the Submissions guide has a complete example that you can use to help you fill it in, you do not need to provide detailed reasons at this stage for your request.

Once your appeal is accepted the DWP will prepare their submission to the hearing and send you a copy, whilst you should wait until you receive this to finish and submit your own, you should start to prepare your own case, an increased award will only be made by your showing that you score the extra points for one, so I would start by going back through your PIP2, the assessment report and the PIP Claim guide to see how you might show this is the case.

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