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PIP to be rolled out to 49 new areas

The DWP have announced that 49 new postcode areas will be subject to personal independence payment (PIP) for renewals as well as new claims beginning in May, June and July 2015.

From 28 May 2015
The PIP reassessment areas extend to postcodes beginning: BS; CB; CM; CO; DA; GL; MK; PA; RM; SN; SP; SS

If you are in one of these areas and your fixed term DLA award is due to end on or after 12 October 2015 you will receive a PIP claim form rather than a DLA renewal claim form.

Any DLA claimant reporting a change in circumstances which might affect their award will be assessed for PIP rather than DLA from 28 May 2015 in these postcode districts, any existing DLA claimant who turns 16 years old may also be assessed for PIP.

From 22 June 2015
The PIP reassessment areas extend to postcodes beginning: BA; BH, BN; BR; CR; CT; DT; E; EC; GU; HP; IG; LU; ME; OX; RG; RH; SE; SG; SW; WC

If you are in one of these areas and your fixed term DLA award is due to end on or after 9 November 2015 you will receive a PIP claim form rather than a DLA renewal claim form.

Any DLA claimant reporting a change in circumstances which might affect their award will be assessed for PIP rather than DLA from 22 June 2015 in these postcode districts, any existing DLA claimant who turns 16 years old may also be assessed for PIP.

From 28 July 2015
The PIP reassessment areas extend to postcodes beginning: AL; EN; HA; HS; KT; KW; N; NW; SL; SM; TN; TW; UB; W; WD; ZE

If you are in one of these areas and your fixed term DLA award is due to end on or after 14 December 2015 you will receive a PIP claim form rather than a DLA renewal claim form.

Any DLA claimant reporting a change in circumstances which might affect their award will be assessed for PIP rather than DLA from 28 July 2015 in these postcode districts, any existing DLA claimant who turns 16 years old may also be assessed for PIP.

 

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