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northsolenorthsole Member Posts: 8 Listener
Hi,,does anybody have any information on the new pip payments that are going to be given to over 150,000 claimants that has been in the news lately? Thankyou.


  • STELLBHOYSTELLBHOY Member Posts: 2 Listener
    Had letter come through post to tell me id no longer be getting PIP How Disabled Do You Have To Be!! I have various conditions ranging from Chronic Pain, I'm a Stoma Patient, Epilepsy, Also suffer with Depression & Anxiety :(
  • northsolenorthsole Member Posts: 8 Listener
    omg that is so bad,,did you have a recent assessment with them?could you appeal?hope you get it sorted out and goodluck.
  • WolvesmadWolvesmad Member Posts: 2 Listener
    Suffer with HAD (generalize anxietu) it's effecting my job and home life need someone Constance guidance don't like leaving the house and have panic attacks when I do leave the house to go to work 
  • BenefitsTrainingCoBenefitsTrainingCo Member Posts: 2,692 Pioneering
    Hello northsole

    The new payments that you have heard on the news are probably in regard to Mobility, and specifically the Planning and Following descriptors. A high court found that the government acted unlawfully when they changed the rules last year. As such, the 'old rules' will now apply which means that psychological conditions and their effects are now included within certain Planning and Following descriptors.


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