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PIP MM Ruling

Robert1111
Robert1111 Community member Posts: 24 Connected
edited February 21 in PIP, DLA, and AA
Hi everyone. I am not sure if anyone has any knowledge/Experience with the MM ruling.  It has been suggested that I should ask pip to look at my claim regarding the mm ruling. I am on enhanced rate for both components and was granted this in January 2023. In 2021 I was on standard rate for the daily living component but in 2019 I was refused pip. 

My situation and circumstances hadn't changed over these years,  I just kept trying to prove my circumstances which eventually resulted me in getting the enhanced rate for both components so regarding the MM ruling if this was being applied I would of recieved pip in 2019 & in 2021 I would of gained the enhanced rate rather than the standard rate. 

Is this correct the way I am understanding the MM ruling? If so and I ask PIP to look at the history of my claim, will my payments stop while they reconsider my claim with the MM ruling in mind? 

Thank you for reading and any evidence would be grateful 

Comments

  • poppy123456
    poppy123456 Community member Posts: 53,808 Disability Gamechanger
    This refers to social support, which is activity 9 engaging with others face to face. What is means is that some people were only awarded 2 points when potentially it should have been 4 points. Information here.https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/personal-independence-payment-changes/social-support-changes-to-pip-law-from-6-april-2016

    For the decision that was made in 2019 if those extra 2 points would have meant there would have been an award of standard daily living then DWP will eventually contact you. If it still means there wouldn't have been enough points for an award then they won't contact you. 

    For your decision made in 2021 then the law would have been applied correctly in relation to the changes. It applied to all decisions made after 17th September 2020. This means if at that time you disagreed with the decision then you could have challenged that by requesting the MR but unfortunately, you're out of time for this now. 
    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.

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