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PIP and ESA reduced

lauraphilip1
lauraphilip1 Member Posts: 1 Listener
edited April 2019 in PIP, DLA, and AA
Ive just recieved a letter saying that my pip has been cut and i still get inhanced mobility but no care now today ive also recieved a letter saying my esa as of the 5 of april 2019 will be 127.15 then the 12 of april 19 ill get 128.45 but i also had a letter in feb 19 saying my money was going up from the 8 of april 19 to 194.30 from191.45 i cant understand how my money has been cut so badly on my esa when im in suport group and get the limited capibility t work and money as im serverly disabled can anyone help me please as im a servere epileptic and need t no why wen they aint supposed to be in any sort of connection the 2 benefits 

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  • thespiceman
    thespiceman Member Posts: 6,389 Disability Gamechanger

    Hello @lauraphilip1 Pleased to meet you welcome.

    Thank you for joining and sharing.

    I am one of the team of community champions. We advise, guide and help new members who join the forum.

    In response to your benefit query. We have members of our community or members of our team.

    Who will be able to help and answer your query.

    Benefits are complex and confusing.

    Have you contacted CAB. They have a wealth of expertise and knowledge. May be able to advise you and explain more.

    Something to consider.

    Please take care.

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  • poppy123456
    poppy123456 Member Posts: 31,369 Disability Gamechanger
    edited April 2019
    Hi,

    It sounds like you were claiming the Severe Disability premium in with your ESA, which is approximately £64 per week. As you no longer claim the daily living part of PIP then you won't be entitled to this. If you disagree with the PIP decision  you have 1 month to request the Mandatory Reconsideration.

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