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Why do DWP ask for SOR

melissahicking2019
melissahicking2019 Member Posts: 125 Courageous
What reasons prompt the DWP to apply for an SOR I mean what reason makes them do so or is it just a decision that they make without good reason other than to meet government requirements.

and if they do request an SOR shouldn't they be made to provide a reason otherwise the DWP have no grounds to ask for an SOR other than thier own personal decision which is wrong.

also what are the statistics for SOR requests.

thank you everyone 

MEL

Comments

  • poppy123456
    poppy123456 Member Posts: 23,932 Disability Gamechanger
    Most likely because they don't agree with the decision, which would be the reason for the request.

      Remember they have the same chance we do to appeal the decision as i previously advised. If your friend was refused at the Tribunal he wouldn't have been happy so the chances are he would have asked for the SOR. If he had to give a reason then his reason would have been the same " he didn't agree with the decision" but he wouldn't have had to give a reason, like DWP don't.

    No idea what the stats are for this, sorry.
  • melissahicking2019
    melissahicking2019 Member Posts: 125 Courageous
    Thank you for your reply. I just think that DWP should have to provide a professional reason for Thierry request just as the court have to provide a reason as to why they awarded.

    i just feel DWP abuse the request when requested without a professional reasoning behind thier request.
  • poppy123456
    poppy123456 Member Posts: 23,932 Disability Gamechanger
    I think you're worrying needlessly. Please try to relax and just wait for the backdated money to go into your friends bank because there's nothing more either of you can do.

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