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Fibromyalgia - on esa but my mandatory reconsideration for pip declined

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magsmary
magsmary Community member Posts: 2 Listener
edited March 2019 in PIP, DLA, and AA
Hi there im 45 and suffer from fibromyalgia im curently on esa and have just had my mandatory reconsideration for pip declined im so frustrated x

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  • CockneyRebel
    CockneyRebel Community member Posts: 5,209 Disability Gamechanger
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    Hi @magsmary and welcome

    Alas it is not unusual for MR not to change a decision, your next step is to appeal to tribunal where the success rate if you attend is around 70%
    Be all you can be, make  every day count. Namaste
  • ragamuffin10
    ragamuffin10 Community member Posts: 3 Listener
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    Me too magsmary apparently I'm not breathless enough I'm going to appeal after all there are people on pip who are in a certain pub at 8am in the morning drinking 7daysa week this pub is behind the dwp offices I'm sure the money isn't meant to get you to the pub and back genuine people don't stand a chance this isn't hearsay its true 
  • Ami2301
    Ami2301 Community member Posts: 7,935 Disability Gamechanger
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    Hi @magsmary welcome to the community! Sorry to hear what has happened, have you checked out the information provided in our appealing a DWP benefit decision? This advises you what steps to take after a Mandatory Reconsideration :)
    Disability Gamechanger - 2019
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