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TOPIC: PIP claim

PIP claim 1 week 5 days ago #170771

  • Az
I received a text message on 23rd September from DWP to say they got all the info to make a decision (and report from assessor) on my PIP claim. However, received a letter dated 5th October after almost 3 weeks, repeating the same news. Secondly, been over 2 weeks since I requested my assessment report from the DWP.
I called the DWP and asked for an update and was told the text message was sent in error and the letter was more accurate and to expect a decision within 6 weeks . Also, I stated I had not received my report and was not given a clear reason, but told it would be sent out again and I should receive it within 2 weeks? Wonder what is going on with my claim.
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PIP claim 1 week 5 days ago #170773

  • Gordon
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Welcome to the forum, you might want to have a look at the following FAQ which explain where everything is

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I know it's difficult but try not to worry too much about what is happening with your claim, this is very normal although I know that this is unlikely to be very reassuring. The unfortunate fact is that the DWP are not very good at their jobs and errors such as your report not being sent out occur quite often.

We are currently seeing most PIP Decisions take about 7-8 weeks so the latest information that you have received is consistent with this.

Nothing on this board constitutes legal advice - always consult a professional about specific problems
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