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PIP Appeal- Evidence

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rossguy1
rossguy1 Community member Posts: 2 Listener
Hi

I have registered my appeal online. As part of my evidence I am going to send a statement from myself and a witness regarding why I disagree with the assessors report (I have already sent other evidence such as medical records and consultant letter). Do I need to send a copy of the telephone assessment or will DWP do that as part of their defence? Thank you. 
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  • poppy123456
    poppy123456 Community member Posts: 56,979 Disability Gamechanger
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    You don't need a witness statement because you're not on trial. You can ask someone that knows you well to write a letter but you should make sure they include which descriptors apply and why.

    If you haven't done so already then you should also give a couple of real world incidents of exactly what happened the last time you attempted each descriptor that applies to you. Adding detailed information such as where you were, what exactly happened, did anyone see it and what the consequences were. You should aim for at least half an A4 side of paper per descriptor that applies to you.

    You don't need to send anything that you've already sent and this includes the assessment report. DWP will send everything to them. You will eventually receive a copy of everything in the "bundle."
    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.
  • rossguy1
    rossguy1 Community member Posts: 2 Listener
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    Thank you for your advice 
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