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TOPIC: Appeal success

Appeal success 7 years 9 months ago #44200

I would like to thank you for the information and help given here.
After being put into the work group and losing ESA benefit in December, I went to Citizens Advice and filled in an appeal form. Yesterday I received a letter from them telling me they have changed their decision.
It tells me nothing about my benefits, I am assuming I will get a further letter detailing those. Nor do I have any other information, ie, how many points or whatever I have now. I have never been given any of that information from them. It seems to me they did not even bother to look at the original examination report and just sent out a standard letter telling me I was put into the work group and losing my ESA and only when they got the appeal form they bothered to look at the original report. I could be wrong I suppose. However, I am just thankful that I have not got to go in front of a panel of people and perhaps even to tribunal.
Once again, Many thanks.
Lynne

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Re:Appeal success 7 years 9 months ago #44245

Hi Lynne,


Well done and glad to hear it went your way.I know what you mean about this site, without it I would have been a broken woman by now. Everyone on here has given the confidence to go on and appeal, I like many people on here did not have a clue about claiming benefits.It took a while to understand some of it and still I am a bit fuzzy on a lot of it.

Well done again,
best wishes Bubs x

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