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My PIP 8 months 2 weeks ago #198479

Hello Gordon
I have had some bad news from My pip to day i whent thought your Members guides for your help on the form i whent to my face to face interview on the 14 of sept i phone up to day saying no points not on my pip there is letter on its way to me i am real upset by this i thought i did well at the face to face interview and your guides on the forum page on the face to face interview i whent on my own i took my mobilety scooter with me as the place near to me where i live i dont no where i need to go from hear can i still fight it ?? can you please tell me what should i do from hear. kind regards from John hosken ps i am still wayting on my esa as well

My PIP 8 months 2 weeks ago #198480


Sorry to hear this.

The first stage to challenging a Decision is for you to request a Mandatory Reconsideration, this needs to be done in writing to the DWP, within one month of the Decision, to the office that dealt with your claim, have a look at our PIP MR & Appeal guide for details of the process, the PIP area also has template letters that you can use to make the request with.


You should contact the DWP for a copy of the assessment report if you have not already done so, I would phone them but again follow up the request in writing. Once you have the assessment report you will have a better understanding of how the DWP Decision Maker has come to their conclusions and will then be able to argue against them.

Your primary task is to show that you meet the criteria, there are many reasons you may have failed, you need to address each of these but don't get bogged down in criticising the assessment report unless you can clearly show that it is incorrect, it is a lot easier to argue the facts of the situation;

"the assessor recorded that I walked 50m, I did but they have failed to document that I had to stop every 10m for a rest due to breathlessness"

than their opinions

"based on my observations of the claimant walking I believe that they can reliably walk more than 200m.

When you have a better idea of the issues with your claim, come back to the forum and we will do our best to help.


My PIP 8 months 2 weeks ago #198516

Hello Gordon

I have got your message many thanks i try to use your template but it says i need to place a fee but i have all ready join this week end gone for half price it will not let me see your template from your link you sent me yes i will look back into your forum when i get my report back from PIP-DWP.Many thanks from John-can you re send the link again with out the fee ??

My PIP 8 months 2 weeks ago #198537


There is a know bug in the forum software, make sure that you have ticked the "Remember me" box when you log in and this should get rid of the problem, If doesn't then I'm afraid you will have to contact our support team



My PIP-up-date 8 months 2 weeks ago #198590

Hello Gordon
Just an up date as you told me to phone pip again i just phone them i was told thay could not give a good answer on the phone they told me they had some more info but waiting for a letter so is that good news or bad i have but in remember me and seem to work i got your links many thanks From john

My PIP 8 months 2 weeks ago #198606

I hope that you don't have to wait much longer and that the news, when it does come, is good.
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