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PIP advise?

alwalwalwalw Member Posts: 1 Listener
edited November 2018 in PIP, DLA and AA
Can you advise, during my home visit for PIP assessment, the lady in question was lovely, she advised me that it would take  6 wks to make a decision  and that PIP don’t give more than 3 yr awards 
thank you for reading all


  • CockneyRebelCockneyRebel Member Posts: 5,257 Disability Gamechanger
    You should ring and ask for a copy of the assessment report. Normally decisions take between 4 and 8 weeks. An award can be reviewed at any time but some awards are ongoing and this would usually be a ten year review
    Be all you can be, make  every day count. Namaste
  • PennyleinPennylein Member Posts: 2 Listener
    If the assessment gives you an unfavourable decision, you can ask for a mandatory review and then if that goes against you it goes to tribunal which van take up to 8 months. If you do find yourself in this situation, as I did, then subscribing to the “Benefits and Work” website will give you access to help for writing any more letters that need to be submitted. They have a high success rate, so it’s worth paying the small membership fee. Good luck!
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