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DWP have changed their decision!

Motown
Motown Member Posts: 17 Connected
Good morning everyone and it is a good morning!
I had a letter from the DWP stating that they had changed their decision and reinstated my higher rate of mobility back dated to February.  They have cancelled the Appeal.  I was in a complete state of shock and could not believe it.
I knew the DWP were wrong in their assessment and I would not have been willing to face a panel unless I felt I had a valid case.
One of my friends said that I am inspiration.  No but my late mum always taught me if you feel there is injustice speak up!
So I say to everyone who feels the DWP have got it wrong, please don’t give up.  It has been a strain mentally and physically for me, but they do get it wrong.
Good luck to all my fellow claimants.
Motown

Comments

  • Adrian_Scope
    Adrian_Scope Posts: 8,551

    Scope community team

    Hello @Motown

    That's great news! I'm so glad you don't have to go to appeal and you've been properly awarded now. Thanks for sharing. 
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  • Ami2301
    Ami2301 Community Co-Production Group Posts: 7,946 Disability Gamechanger
    Amazing news @Motown! :)
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  • twonker
    twonker Posts: 617 Connected
    edited June 2019
    Yes Motown pleased for you.
    Shame really that once again another assessor wasn't able to do a proper job and give a more accurate report despite hearing that assessors are highly qualified in both understanding the descriptors as well as the role of a Disability Analyst. This keeps happening far too often.
    Well at least you have avoided the long wait for a Tribunal which is a good thing.
  • Motown
    Motown Member Posts: 17 Connected
    Thank you all for your kind comments.  I still cannot believe the DWP changed their decision.
    However, as has already been said this keeps happening.
    But, as I have said before if you feel you are in the right, try to stay positive, BUT NEVER GIVE UP!
  • twonker
    twonker Posts: 617 Connected
    ilovecats said:
    twonker said:
    Yes Motown pleased for you.
    Shame really that once again another assessor wasn't able to do a proper job and give a more accurate report. This keeps happening far too often.
    Well at least you have avoided the long wait for a Tribunal which is a good thing.
    You can't just say well done can you! 
    Nope, not when posters like Motown have been let down like many others by ineffective and poorly trained assessors.

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