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Not sure why I've had an MR? Fed up

dougal1dougal1 Member Posts: 23 Connected
edited August 2018 in PIP, DLA and AA
Hi ,
New on here have read several horror stories Re mandatory reconsideration, have been through same myself on Aug 8th, l felt humiliated and made to feel like a second class citizen 

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  • Ami2301Ami2301 Community Co-Production Group Posts: 7,472 Disability Gamechanger
    Hi @dougal1
    Welcome to the community! Sorry to hear you feel that way, please don't hesitate to ask the community anything
    Disability Gamechanger - 2019
  • Chloe_ScopeChloe_Scope Scope Posts: 10,652 Disability Gamechanger
    Hi @dougal1 and welcome to the community. I am sorry to hear this but thank you for sharing this with the community. Are you taking your case to tribunal? This is something the community would be able to help with if you needed it. Please do let us know if there is anything else that we can do!
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  • dougal1dougal1 Member Posts: 23 Connected
    Hi chloe ,
    I had a mandatory reconsideration assessment on 8th Aug now waiting for result of that, not sure why l had an mr, I've be getting pip lower rate for five years, finally after having several falls l asked for another form to be sent, this has been going on since Jan 18,just a little fed up with it all now feel like giving up. 
  • YadnadYadnad Posts: 2,856 Member
    dougal1 said:
    Hi chloe ,
    ,just a little fed up with it all now feel like giving up. 
    I did - it was affecting my health in having to keep fighting the DWP.
  • poppy123456poppy123456 Member Posts: 22,218 Disability Gamechanger
    Hi,

    That's not called a Mandatory Reconsideration assessment. This will be another assessment because you reported a change of circumstances. A MR means you didn't agree with a decision and this would be the first step to an appeal. 
    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.
  • dougal1dougal1 Member Posts: 23 Connected
    Hi poppy,
    The definitely sent me an MR form it had that printed across the bottom, I'm wondering if someone their end has got confused and I've filled in wrong form , l not challenging a decision I'm all confused now, it's all taking so long it's made my new medical conditions worse thro stress and worry xx
  • poppy123456poppy123456 Member Posts: 22,218 Disability Gamechanger
    The PIP renewal is called the AR1 form, you're most likely confusing this with the MR. DWP don't send out MR forms. 
    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.
  • dougal1dougal1 Member Posts: 23 Connected
    Hi poppy, 
    I bow to your superior knowledge, you were right it was M.I, l got so confused as all this hassle has been going on since January phone calls to chase them up, l did get a letter yesterday saying they had all info now, so fingers crossed 
  • poppy123456poppy123456 Member Posts: 22,218 Disability Gamechanger
    It can be confusing yes. You can ring and ask for a copy of the assessment report, this will give you some idea what the decision is likely to be as they mostly go with the report. Letters can take a while to arrive from DWP and was most likely sent some days ago, a decision may have been made by now. Ask when you ring, if it has then they'll tell you. Good luck.
    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.
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