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Overdue backpay from DWP

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Lola68
Lola68 Community member Posts: 2 Connected
edited April 2018 in PIP, DLA, and AA
Iam in desperate need ov some advice  abt the dwp. Regrding  backpay ov sdp, iam owed, ihave been fobbed off since november 2017.an theyve said, yes they do owe me the arrears. I broke down on fone yesterday, was promised a call back an nothing up to yet. This is the 4th time I've been fobbed off in 4 weeks

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  • CockneyRebel
    CockneyRebel Community member Posts: 5,209 Championing
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    Hi Lola and welcome

    Probably time to get advice from CAB or similar

    CR
    Be all you can be, make  every day count. Namaste
  • Sam_Alumni
    Sam_Alumni Scope alumni Posts: 7,665 Championing
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    Im sorry to hear you are having such a rough time @Lola68

    Scope
    Senior online community officer
  • Sam_Alumni
    Sam_Alumni Scope alumni Posts: 7,665 Championing
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    Hi @lola68

    How are you getting on?
    Scope
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  • Lola68
    Lola68 Community member Posts: 2 Connected
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    Hi, what happened was i was on incapacity benefit from 2007 to2014, i was then canged to esa con based, iwas also on pip enhanced rate for care, from 2014 to oct 2018,when my pip was reviewed in feb 2018,and i had my f2f, i was sent out lettets to say i was now on income based esa, so my money had now gone up from 213 per fortnight to 360,due to my pip etc, i wd be getting sdp, which i was really pleased abt, prior to this happening i had wrote to dwpin November time asking  if my esa, group was correct i thought i shd be in income  group due to my personal circumstances,
    So when i got all the information in feb, i rang explaining i had wrote to them last yr, an was told yes ur case as been with decision maker sinse jan 2nd 2018,re sdp payment, from when u first went on to esa ftom incapacity  anyway, i was called bk asked questions, etc etc, an last week was told yes u r entitled to back pay, the decision maker has agreed, but will bedone clerically, u will get itin bank next week, which wd b this week, so i rang today to see if things were progressing, to b told, nothing on system, abt any payment been made to me, i just dont know wat to do, she said i will b called bk within 48 hrs,iam really  not getting any where with it, thanks for reading my post
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