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TOPIC: Our pip journey and waiting times

Our pip journey and waiting times 1 month 1 day ago #203515

Hello to all
I have been following all your experiences for quite a while. I have never been on any forum or social website before this is a first. I notice people ask a lot about “ how long do things take” etc. It appears PIP experiences are different all over the country, we live near St Helens and luckily my husband is at the end of this horrible journey and I thought it may help if I told you our waiting times, although it has taken a long time the dates show it actually moved quite fast.

18/07/16 Invited to apply for pip. Previously DLA middle care and high mobility
indefinitely
02/08/16 Rang DWP to make claim
05/08/16 Received form
23/08/16 Returned form
30/08/16 Received face to face apointment letter
13/09/16 Attended face to face at a physiotherapists woolton
14/09/16 Rang DWP asked for HCP report
19/09/16 Received HCP report
29/09/16 Received decision..No Points...
18/10/16 Asked for Mandatory reconsideration
09/12/16 Mandatory remained the same
21/12/16 Applied to first tier tribunal
10/04/16 Received date for tribunal
15/05/17 Attended tribunal scoring 4 cooking,1 medication, 2 bathing =7... No award
29/06/17 Received Statement of Reasons and record of procedings
19/07/17 Asked Tribunal permission to appeal to Upper tribunal pointing out errors
31/07/17 Tribunal refused permission said no errors but could appeal to UT myself
22/08/17 Appealed to Upper tribunal
18/10/17 Permission to appeal granted
31/10/17 DWP sent UT their submission
28/11/17 I sent UT our submission
13/12/17 Appeal granted, first tier decision set aside, awaiting date for new tribunal.

My xmas wish would be that the first tier tribunal look at the paperwork and say, this can be done without a hearing and make an award. I will let you all know after the new year if xmas wishes really do come true.
Merry xmas and New year to you all and lets hope next year may be brighter
kind regards Kes
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