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PIP denied at MR, is it worth going to tribunal?

kat0611 Community member Posts: 3 Listener
edited December 2023 in PIP, DLA, and AA
Hello need advice I was denied pip asked MR. DM rang asked questions at 2.pm also informed hadn't looked at my claim however the same afternoon she wrote a letter denying me pip once again.. do I even go to a tribunal or do I give up 


  • poppy123456
    poppy123456 Community member Posts: 52,227 Disability Gamechanger
    It's not unusual for the MR decision not to change because only about 23% of decisions change at that stage.

    There's more chance of success at Tribunal providing you either appear in person or have a telephone/video hearing and then there's about 68% success rate.

    Paper based hearings have a much less success rate at only between 5-8%.

    Whether you proceed any further is your decision.
    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.
  • Rosie_Scope
    Rosie_Scope Posts: 1,618 Scope online community team
    Hi @kat0611, welcome to the community. Sorry to read your PIP was denied, it's such a disheartening process sometimes.

    As Poppy mentioned above, many people do report that they have a better time at tribunal, so it's worth giving it a go if you feel up to it. There's a few details about tribunal on the Scope website that you might like to read through.

    If you have any questions about it, please don't be afraid to ask. I'll move your post over to our PIP section in case you need any more help :)
    Rosie (she/her)

    Online Community Coordinator @ Scope

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