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TOPIC: when to question decision?

when to question decision? 3 months 2 weeks ago #166594

no
I meant attaching it to the appeal form

it doesn't matter

I don't know what I will end up doing
I doubt it actually matters
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when to question decision? 3 months 2 weeks ago #166610

You don't need to attach the MR submission to the SSCS1 form, you don't have to go into much detail to register your appeal.

A while later you will be sent a 'bundle' of papers which include everything you have sent to DWP and everything DWP has produced. You will also be sent a copy of DWP's argument. It might be that your MR submission is still 100% relevant, in which case you can use this as your appeal submission. Or you might feel that you need to alter it in order to counter a DWP argument. In which case you should, of course, do so.

The appeal panel will start from scratch and look at all your evidence. They will also want to ask you about how you are affected on a day to day basis - you will be your own 'evidence'. The Tribunal Service is totally independent of DWP and appeal successes are frequent.
Nothing on this board constitutes legal advice - always consult a professional about specific problems
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when to question decision? 3 months 1 week ago #166885

hi walker,.
i rang CAB and was told because ime agrophobic and have great difficulty getting out ,that they dont actualy visit you at your home, so i rang MIND, up and asked them if they knew anyone who could help me and they give me the number then to a place called catch -up ltd,,,it culd well be called something different from your area as ime in wales ,, ime sure if you rang mind they could give you information of where you could find a welfare rights person explain your situation and say you need help ,worth a shot ,,i know how stressfull all this is ,ile be glad when mine is over with ,
good luck ,,
alison, :)
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when to question decision? 1 month 4 weeks ago #170274

oh my goodness the tribunal pack from dwp has just arrived and my head is screaming all sorts

so they say to the tribunal that they oppose the appeal and want it tribunal service to dismiss it

I am HOPING this is their standard response and wont be upheld
although right now I want to run screaming from the whole planet

I hate them

they are arguing that the planning and following journeys descriptor d is all about cognition etc and that because of my former life as a decent working functioning human being proves I have no such impairment then it cannot apply

I am so stressed out I am shaking and crying and this is only a letter

if descriptor d is only about that then they should say so on the damn form
they should say
WE ARE ONLY GOING TO SUPPORT PEOPLE WITH A PHYSICAL/COGNITIVE IMPAIRMENT
and that if you live your life trapped by your stupid mental head then that is just tough

this is going to be a complete waste of time
why did I ever ever ever ever think I could fight these evil prejudiced forces

I hate the world and my goodness I hate myself even more
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when to question decision? 1 month 3 weeks ago #170362

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Walker

Yes, it's a standard response.

Have a look at the PIP Claim guide, the issues regarding the Descriptors for the Going Out activity are discussed in some detail.

Gordon
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when to question decision? 1 month 2 weeks ago #171056

what happens next?
do I need to work out some sort of argument and send it to tribunal service?
I don't feel up to this at the moment
has anyone else argued the mental health mobility battle and won?
I have read the guides a few times but cant remember and so will have to read them again but cant deal with it at the moment

I was going to approach the CAB for help as I walked past this morning but couldn't even face going in the door

all I see is lots of distress and the outcome going against me anyway
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