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TOPIC: Light touch statement

Light touch statement 4 months 1 week ago #216075

Is there any news on which conditions or scales of PIP are to receive a light touch approach? It was said to be made at the end of the summer (whenever that is). Are there any indications that is already being done from the outcomes of the latest batch of 1043 forms?

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Light touch statement 4 months 1 week ago #216082

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There are no updates at the moment, the summer still has six weeks to run :(

Given the approach taken for ESA, I am expecting any decisions not to reassess PIP awards to only be made after another assessment.

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Light touch statement 4 months 1 week ago #216084

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Gordon wrote: Rossi

There are no updates at the moment, the summer still has six weeks to run :(

Given the approach taken for ESA, I am expecting any decisions not to reassess PIP awards to only be made after another assessment.

Gordon


Gordon I can see it happening like that two. But that's not classed as a light touch, to me it would be classed as another review know different to what it is now?

To be honest mines not due till at least 2027... I defo won't bother again as I won't have up to date evidence then as No cure for mine and been parked.

So in reality I'm buggered. Light touch my eye more like more interrogations.

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Light touch statement 4 months 1 week ago #216089

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Hi all this is the nearest I could find about the above subject...

The change will ensure that those with severe or progressive conditions receive an award which reflects the fact that their condition will not improve.

"The government will be working with stakeholders to design the light touch review process – for example, by providing information on services available and ensuring that contact or bank details have not changed"

DWP are still finalising details of the guidance and will publish it later this summer. From disability rights uk www.disabilityrightsuk.org/news/2018/jun...re-health-conditions

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Light touch statement 4 months 1 week ago #216091

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The reality is that we are not going to really know what is happening until 2023 when the first On-Going awards will be looked at potentially.

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Gordon wrote: TG

The reality is that we are not going to really know what is happening until 2023 when the first On-Going awards will be looked at potentially.

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I get that Gordon, and realise the first batch wont be until 2023, but it will be as we know at a disadvantage whatever they decide about a light touch. I've promised myself No more assessments period for either PIP or ESA hopefully I will be at peace by the time mines comes around again.

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