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LCW appeal - is there a chance they'll reassess me as capable for work?

YasminWild Community member Posts: 8 Listener
edited November 14 in Universal Credit (UC)
Hello, I’ve just found out I’ve been accepted for LCW, if I asked for reconsideration for this as I feel like it should be LCWRA is there a chance they’d reassess me as capable for work? Any tips would be great thank you. I’ve requested a copy of my assessment report.


  • Rosie_Scope
    Rosie_Scope Posts: 586 Scope online community team
    Hello @YasminWild, welcome to the community. 

    Hopefully some of our more experienced members will be along shortly to offer their advice, but as far as I'm aware, it would be unlikely they'd downgrade you to being totally capable for work at mandatory reconsideration. The decision is more likely to remain the same (keeping you on LCW) or upgrading you to LCWRA. 

    It's always good to have a copy of your report so you can see if there are any inaccuracies and go from there, you've done the right thing so far in requesting it :) 
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  • poppy123456
    poppy123456 Community member Posts: 49,593 Disability Gamechanger
    It unlikely but it can and does happen. When you request the MR please do not concentrate wholly on the report because that isn't going to get you the LCWRA award. You need to state which descriptor you think applies to you and why.
    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.
  • YasminWild
    YasminWild Community member Posts: 8 Listener
    That’s great thank you both for your help! :) 


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