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Hi, my name is paml! Will DLA continue as I have now put in a claim for PIP

paml Community member Posts: 2 Listener
My son has been claiming DLA. On his behalf I have now put in a claim for PIP. They have said they will continue to pay DLA until a decision is made. If they then decide he no longer qualifies, will he have to pay back?


  • poppy123456
    poppy123456 Community member Posts: 49,880 Disability Gamechanger
    No, you will not have to repay anything back. 

    If he’s awarded PIP and it’s a higher award than DLA he will not receive the difference between the two. PIP will start about 7 weeks after the decision is made.

    Most people have assessments which are usually by telephone. Some are video r face to face. 
    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.
  • paml
    paml Community member Posts: 2 Listener
    Thank you for your helpful reply 


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