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TOPIC: DLA.reconsideration

DLA.reconsideration 6 months 1 week ago #159688

Hi received a letter today to say my reconsideration has been unsucessful ,the letter didnt say why ,nether was there any phone calls to discuss it as it states in the forum so what is the proper way of things,also it says there should be two letters one to send back to say i wish to appeal
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DLA.reconsideration 6 months 1 week ago #159694

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helen dunne wrote:
Hi received a letter today to say my reconsideration has been unsucessful ,the letter didnt say why ,nether was there any phone calls to discuss it as it states in the forum so what is the proper way of things,also it says there should be two letters one to send back to say i wish to appeal

Revision rates at MR are low, so you should not be to surprised that yours was unsuccessful, as to the DM contacting you, this is not a requirement of the process, sometimes it happens, sometimes it does not.

You will have received an MR Notice with the Decision letter, in fact two copies, the form you need to complete for an appeal will not have been included, however, there is a link for you to download it (it's an SSCS1), in the DLA Appeal guide. The guide explains how to complete the form, you do not need to go into detail at this time. It also explains how the appeal process operates.

www.benefitsandwork.co.uk/help-for-claimants/dla

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DLA.reconsideration 6 months 1 week ago #159697

Can I just ask - during the MR (and/or if when it goes to Appeal) what happens to the PiP money? Is it still paid or does it stop/placed on hold?

Sorry to chime in but I can't seem to find this information anywhere.
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DLA.reconsideration 6 months 1 week ago #159701

no Gordon just a letter to tell me that the first decision still stands that is all that was in the envelope
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DLA.reconsideration 6 months 1 week ago #159785

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Gary wrote:
Can I just ask - during the MR (and/or if when it goes to Appeal) what happens to the PiP money? Is it still paid or does it stop/placed on hold?

Sorry to chime in but I can't seem to find this information anywhere.

Please don't post in other members topics, if you don't have a current topic of your own, start a new one, it's not fair to the original poster.

To answer your question. If an award is in place then it will continue to be paid, if one is not then no payments will be made until one is made.

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DLA.reconsideration 6 months 1 week ago #159786

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helen dunne wrote:
no Gordon just a letter to tell me that the first decision still stands that is all that was in the envelope

You need to contact the DWP for the Mandatory Reconsideration Notices, there should be two enclosed with the new Decision Letter, you cannot make an appeal without an MR Notice.

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