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TOPIC: WCA missed appiontment for ESA

WCA missed appiontment for ESA 2 weeks 6 days ago #174027

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Boscozz wrote:
Thanks to the DWP a party or parties living at the address they have been wrong sending my correspondence for 2 years - now know my personal details! including my National Insurance Number so much for Data Protection Act.!

First you need to show that the address was changed in error and then you can make a complaint to the Information Commissioner.

Gordon
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WCA missed appiontment for ESA 2 weeks 6 days ago #174045

Boscozz wrote:
Thank so much Poppysammy!


I'm just trying to help and acknowledge (credit to BaW mods aswell)that yourself and other members on this site,along with myself and other unfortunate claimants in the UK are constantly being Attacked By the DWP!
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WCA missed appiontment for ESA 2 weeks 1 day ago #174531

Hi

Can sanctions be placed on claimants in the ESA Support group?
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WCA missed appiontment for ESA 2 weeks 1 day ago #174561

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Boscozz wrote:
Hi

Can sanctions be placed on claimants in the ESA Support group?

No as there are no mandatory activities that they can be asked to do, however, payments can be suspended if the claimant does not conform with certain requests, for example providing financial information, I realise that this may be seen as splitting hairs, but the two are actually quite different.

The situation is a lot less clear with certain requests for SG claimants to attend at their local JC+ office. See

Interviews at JC+ when in Support Group

Gordon
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WCA missed appiontment for ESA 2 weeks 1 day ago #174571

I only ask because during the period the DWP has been sending correspondence to another address I have been placed in the work related group from the support group and I have only known this through reading the mandatory reconsideration notice which states that I do not have limited capability for work and I am not entitled to ESA from and including date given. I have sent the appeal form - should I have pressed the matter of being placed into work related group on the appeal on appeal?
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WCA missed appiontment for ESA 2 weeks 1 day ago #174584

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Boscozz wrote:
I only ask because during the period the DWP has been sending correspondence to another address I have been placed in the work related group from the support group and I have only known this through reading the mandatory reconsideration notice which states that I do not have limited capability for work and I am not entitled to ESA from and including date given. I have sent the appeal form - should I have pressed the matter of being placed into work related group on the appeal on appeal?

Your appeal is in regard your claim being closed due to the DWP having the wrong address on file. It is not concerned with the group you are in. Now that you have notice that you were moved to the WRAG you can make a separate MR to have that Decision revised, although you will need to explain why it is late, which of course is because they were sending letters to the wrong address.

Gordon
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