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PIP Tribunal win 2023!

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Ludo1981
Ludo1981 Community member Posts: 4 Listener
Hi everybody, I had my PIP Tribunal on 11th September, via a video link. The panel introduced themselves (the judge, a doctor and a disability expert), and within 5 minutes I was logging off from the call, with a win! The judge told me that I'd provided copious amounts of evidence and the panel didn't need to ask me any questions at all. I just cried with huge amounts of relief. I feel angry that the DWP put me through this when I won my case on the same evidence that the DWP had in the first place.  My case was mental health related, and this is clearly the area where the DWP are making big errors with assessments. 

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  • Rosie_Scope
    Rosie_Scope Posts: 3,290 Disability Gamechanger
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    Hi @Ludo1981, that's great news!

    Well done for getting through it all, it's such a frustrating process and you're so right to feel angry about it. 

    Hope you're able to relax a little bit now :) 
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  • MickH
    MickH Community member, Scope Member Posts: 29 Courageous
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    Ludo1981 said:
    Hi everybody, I had my PIP Tribunal on 11th September, via a video link. The panel introduced themselves (the judge, a doctor and a disability expert), and within 5 minutes I was logging off from the call, with a win! The judge told me that I'd provided copious amounts of evidence and the panel didn't need to ask me any questions at all. I just cried with huge amounts of relief. I feel angry that the DWP put me through this when I won my case on the same evidence that the DWP had in the first place.  My case was mental health related, and this is clearly the area where the DWP are making big errors with assessments. 
    Well done, I had mine the week before (4th September), similar individuals but no DWP representative. Mine went on for around 30 minutes and I admit to not knowing how it went. However a letter arrived within 3 days informing me I had won, huge relief, then annoyance at the DWP for putting me through this, 16 months from first application. Congratulations once again.
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