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PIP Appeal Submission

Audrey60Audrey60 Member Posts: 12 Listener
Hi All

I have just about prepared my Submission for my PIP appeal, if my appeal is towards the end of March is there a specified timescale of sending the submission in, do I need to send it so many days in advance? It's all very stressful they do like to bombard you with things.

Thanks 

Audrey 

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  • CockneyRebelCockneyRebel Member Posts: 5,257 Disability Gamechanger
    Hi Audrey

    Your submission should be with the tribunal no less than 7 days before your hearing

    CR
    Be all you can be, make  every day count. Namaste
  • Audrey60Audrey60 Member Posts: 12 Listener
    Morning CockneyRebel 

    Thanks for that I had 5 days in my mind for some reason. I won't leave things as late as 7 days just wanted to know I still had a few days to check and double check everything.

    Audrey 
  • Audrey60Audrey60 Member Posts: 12 Listener
    Hi All

    Great news, my appeal was due to be heard this coming Tuesday. However I have had a call this morning from the DWP saying not to attend as they are changing their mind.

    This being due to receiving a copy of my submission and specifically seeing the extra evidence from my GP. They have said I am to get enhanced rate for both and money owed back-dated. They are sending a letter out second class so should be with me thru the week. 

    As I have zero trust in the DWP my question is if I don't turn up at the tribunal on Tuesday can I actually believe the DWP having only taken a phone call and have nothing in writing? How shall I proceed? Obviously if it is true what they say then I am delighted

    Thanks
    Audrey 
  • CockneyRebelCockneyRebel Member Posts: 5,257 Disability Gamechanger
    Hi Audrey

    You can ring the tribunal clerk as a precaution.
    And a cautious well done

    CR
    Be all you can be, make  every day count. Namaste
  • Audrey60Audrey60 Member Posts: 12 Listener
    Afternoon CockneyRebel,

    Excellent news, I rang the tribunal service and it's true the DWP have pulled out and decided to award enhanced rate for both. I feel vindicated!

    May I add I used your formula for the appeal process and it has certainly worked for me this time as well.

    Many, many thanks and I appreciate all your help.

    Audrey 
  • HenryHenry Member Posts: 66 Courageous
    Hi  Madan.   Cpuld u please share   the appeals    procedures .
    HENRY
    British Veteran 
  • susan48susan48 Member Posts: 2,229 Disability Gamechanger
    Well done Audrey60
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