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Dipper41Dipper41 Member Posts: 1 Listener
I lodged appeal to my pip to do with my walking.
But on thursday of this week i have been toll i have anginera.
The tribunal does not no this .do i need to tell them 

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  • poppy123456poppy123456 Member Posts: 22,218 Disability Gamechanger
    If you had the symptoms of this at the time of the assessment and you told them then yes, they'll take it into consideration. If you didn't then no, the Tribunal won't take it into consideration. Good luck with the Tribunal.
    Proud winner of the 2019 empowering others award. This award was given for supporting disabled people and their families for the benefit advice I have given to members here on the community.
  • BenefitsTrainingCoBenefitsTrainingCo Member Posts: 2,692 Pioneering
    Dipper41Dipper41,

    It is worth telling the tribunal, as Poppy suggests, if you had the symptoms at the time the PIP decision was made. They should pass this information on to the DWP as well (sometimes this can even lead to a decision being changed before you get to tribunal).  I would bear in mind that you don't get PIP because you have particular conditions. But if you have angina, that may mean some of the PIP activities pose a risk to you, and this should be taken into account.

    Will
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  • phily123phily123 Member Posts: 2 Listener
    Hi I just lost my pips appeal with 8 points do any one know how many you need please thanks 
  • BenefitsTrainingCoBenefitsTrainingCo Member Posts: 2,692 Pioneering
    Hi phily123, 

    There are two components - daily living and mobility. Your total points from the 10 daily living activities needs to add up to between 8 and 11 to get the standard rate and 12 or more to get the enhanced rate of the daily living component.
    Your total points from the 2 mobility activities needs to add up to between 8 and 11 points to get the standard rate and 12 or more to get the enhanced rate of the mobility component.
    You may get either or both components depending on the amount of points you score for each of them.

    Lee
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  • phily123phily123 Member Posts: 2 Listener
    Thanks for the reply I Will reapple 
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