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jennie47 Member Posts: 4 Listener
edited March 2018 in Work and employment
Hi everyone, 
Today i lost my appeal at the tribunal,they gave me 13 points, so i am now deemed fit for work. However, they have agreed my disability is going to make it difficult for anyone wanting to employ me as i ant work set days and only know on a day to day basis if my pain is manageable or my depression allows me to interact with people.
So i have to sign on to JSA, so my question is, what happensas my doctors say i am unfit for work, esa and tribunal say i am but not employable, if i cant sign on due to illness, if i cant go to courses etc, will i just be constantly sanctioned??? Any help and advice will be gratefully received.
i have perpherial neuropathy, RLS, and PTSD. 


  • debkenzo
    debkenzo Member Posts: 110 Pioneering
    Hello Jennie47
    Please don't quote me but I am almost sure that after 6 months you can reapply for ESA.  So, since your ESA was stopped I expect quite a few months have passed already?  Please double check this. if this is correct, then at least now you understand how this crazy system works and will be one step ahead of them for when you fill out your next application for ESA.
  • mikehughescq
    mikehughescq Member Posts: 7,797 Disability Gamechanger
    You need to...

    - request a statement of reasons and record of proceedings within one month of your tribunal decision.
    - get face to face advice about appealing to the upper tribunal and reclaiming ESA.
    - make a claim for JSA asap and consider an extended period of sickness.


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