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Appealing PIP

lucy85lucy85 Member Posts: 13 Listener
edited November 2018 in PIP, DLA and AA
Hi everyone I'm needing advice I'm currently on standard and appealing for enhanced rate but also I've got new one going through as I deterated since last one Aug 17. Had assement last week. Appeal November 28th. Any help will great thank you x

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  • Pippa_AlumniPippa_Alumni Scope alumni Posts: 5,851 Disability Gamechanger
    Hi @lucy85, and welcome! Great to have you here.

    Just to clarify, have you started a new PIP application whilst appealing another PIP decision? 
  • lucy85lucy85 Member Posts: 13 Listener
    I ask for a reconsideration they couldn't do it so I'm appealing that. Then they sent out some forms so they see what changed so had to have another assement. 
  • Andrew45Andrew45 Member Posts: 4 Listener
    Hi Lucy85, get CAB advice before filling in the form, don't know what you are suffering from, but we got huge help from MS Therapies, if you belong to a club associated with your illness ask them, but if all else fails the CAB are on the ball
  • poppy123456poppy123456 Member Posts: 22,218 Disability Gamechanger
    Hi,

    Reporting a change of circumstances while waiting for a Tribunal isn't the greatest thing you could have done. Any new decision made on your change of circumstances will overrule the decision made by the Tribunal. I would certainly not have reported a change of circumstances at this late stage. Too late for this now as you've reported the changes and had your assessment. Good luck.
    Community champion and 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.
  • lucy85lucy85 Member Posts: 13 Listener
    I haven't reported it so late on I wouldn't of done that! It was same time I ask for a reconsideration. It was them who me I had to do a new form as things had changed and they are allowing for both and they can both can be done at Same time and which one comes back quickest will be one they go with. 
  • poppy123456poppy123456 Member Posts: 22,218 Disability Gamechanger
    lucy85 said:
    which one comes back quickest will be one they go with. 
    This isn't correct. A decision on your new claim for reporting a change of circumstances will overrule a Tribunal decision. The Tribunal is for your current claim and change of circumstances is a new claim.
    Community champion and 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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