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Waiting for my ESA appeal

tobyblue Member Posts: 4 Listener
I have been waiting since march for my esa appeal. I have incontinence copd sciatica and migrane fits .Has anyone any idea how much longer i will have to wait for my appeal and also how many points i may be awarded? I am 61 yrs.


  • Ami2301
    Ami2301 Member, Community Co-Production Group Posts: 7,945 Disability Gamechanger
    Hi @tobyblue
    Welvome to the community! Did they suggest roughly how long you could be waiting for?
    Disability Gamechanger - 2019
  • tobyblue
    tobyblue Member Posts: 4 Listener
    Nothing at all as to when ami but ive had all my bundles off paper work back and also bits of evidence that I had sent them.
  • poppy123456
    poppy123456 Member Posts: 31,357 Disability Gamechanger

    Some people are waiting a year or more for their hearing date for Tribunal, so you could be waiting a while yet. You can ring HMCTS and ask them how much longer they think it will be, this will only be a guide but it will give you some idea.

    Also remember that PIP isn't awarded based on a diagnosis, it's about how those conditions affect you daily. Good luck.
  • tobyblue
    tobyblue Member Posts: 4 Listener
    Thank you Poppy.x
  • Pippa_Alumni
    Pippa_Alumni Scope alumni Posts: 5,793 Disability Gamechanger
    Welcome to the community, @tobyblue! For what it's worth, I hope things move forward for you soon, and do keep us updated.
  • aqualucid
    aqualucid Member Posts: 6 Listener
    Hi, don't wish to be the bearer of bad news but I can only write from my own personal experience. I have heard that it depends on area. I am in west midlands and I had to wait a full thirteen months for my tribunal. I did win but I suppose the only upside is the longer you wait the more back pay due to you. Sincerely hope you do not have the wait that I did. Good luck


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