Remaining politically neutral during General Election 2024


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Breacon
Breacon Community member Posts: 101 Courageous
Hi all,
I have received a message, that I need to supply another sick note, as of yesterday.
I have had assessment, & was put in the support group, I thought I diddnt need to supply further sick notes.??
I was told that until they look at the extra payment, I will get because of the support group, I need to send a sick note.
Can anyone advise please.

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  • Breacon
    Breacon Community member Posts: 101 Courageous
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  • poppy123456
    poppy123456 Community member Posts: 56,961 Disability Gamechanger
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    LCWRA is part of UC and not ESA. Based on your previous threads i know you were recently placed into the Support Group for your ESA claim. This means that you're now entitled to the LCWRA element of UC. You should put a message on your journal telling then that you're in the Support Group for ESA.

    You no longer need to send fit notes. If they haven't yet updated your UC to reflect the Support Group then this is probably why you have been told to report a fit note.
    I would appreciate it if members wouldn't tag me please. I have all notifcations turned off and wouldn't want a member thinking i'm being rude by not replying.
    If i see a question that i know the answer to i will try my best to help.
  • Breacon
    Breacon Community member Posts: 101 Courageous
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    Thanks very much Poppy, I was told I diddnt need to do anything more re sick notes.
    It changes everytime I speak to anyone different....mayb it's time to tackle this journal & get myself on it
    Many thanks.
  • Breacon
    Breacon Community member Posts: 101 Courageous
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    Could I also just ask, if the statement of reason, is the assessment letter that you receive after a MR.
    Thank you in advance.
  • chiarieds
    chiarieds Community member Posts: 16,150 Disability Gamechanger
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    Hi @Breacon - the first stage of appeal is a MR. If unhappy with this, you may proceed to tribunal (first tier). If that is unsuccessful, in order to proceed further you need to ask for the Statement of Reason (how the tribunal came to it's decision) & the Record of Proceedings, to see if there was an error of law, otherwise you'd be unable to proceed further (i.e. to an Upper Tribunal).
    So, a Statement of Reasons has nothing to do with a MR.
  • Breacon
    Breacon Community member Posts: 101 Courageous
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    Thank you sooo much, for your knowledge.
    That's helps a lot.
  • chiarieds
    chiarieds Community member Posts: 16,150 Disability Gamechanger
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    You're most welcome. :)
  • Breacon
    Breacon Community member Posts: 101 Courageous
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    Thank you sooo much,  :)
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