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TOPIC: requesting for items to be returned

requesting for items to be returned 7 years 1 week ago #13085

Now I have my DLA award am I right that I have read somewhere that I can request my claim form and evidence to be returned, along with the GP report they recieved? if so whats the correct procedure please?

Many thanks
Les
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Re:requesting for items to be returned 7 years 1 week ago #13087

  • boris1
Why didn't you save yourself the hassle and photocopy everything before you sent it in to them?
That's what I do.
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Re:requesting for items to be returned 7 years 1 week ago #13090

boris1 wrote:
Why didn't you save yourself the hassle and photocopy everything before you sent it in to them?
That's what I do.

I do have the copy, but thought I read you can ask for the one you sent back, as they write notes and such on there it would be good to see what they have put. Also I would like to see my GP report, because I have a condition called chronic cluster headaches, but he doesnt seam to understand the condition very well (my consultant says most GPs dont)so would like to see what he put.
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Re:requesting for items to be returned 7 years 1 week ago #13098

Hi Les,

You can write and ask for copies of any of the documents the DWP hold which are about you, including your GPs report.

They will be copies though, not the originals.

I've never come across a decision maker writing anything on a claim form: they know that the matter may be subject to appeal and it would look very bad if a DWP employee had scribbled all over an original document.

Steve
Nothing on this board constitutes legal advice - always consult a professional about specific problems
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Re:requesting for items to be returned 7 years 1 week ago #13153

DON,T DO IT.
I made a huge mistake in asking for copies of my paprework, they reassessed my claim and took away ALL my award.
I had been awarded HRM & HRC just 3 weeks earlier but backdated....they then retracted everything ALSO BACKDATED.
I am devastated and angry ,but mostly at muself for asking, why didn,t I keep my mouth shut.
Now I am waiting with dread each day incase the postman brings me a bill asking for the money they already gave me.
I know I have to appeal, but after all the stress I have been through only to throw it back in my own stupidity makes me feel almost like jumping off a bridge.
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Re:requesting for items to be returned 7 years 1 week ago #13158

Cheers for the input dont think I will bother!!

Good luck with the apeal......
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