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Dwp Decision maker

thedoc Member Posts: 51 Connected
Hi all have you ever heard of the Decision maker ever going against what the assessor has awarded ? ie. Like lowering the points on daily living and mobility plz 


  • drewdundee
    drewdundee Member Posts: 49 Courageous
    Hi @thedoc the decision maker went with my decision on my report. I saw you asked this already in another thread, have you heard something to the contrary?

  • CockneyRebel
    CockneyRebel Member Posts: 5,216 Disability Gamechanger
    It is rare but can happen either way
    Be all you can be, make  every day count. Namaste
  • poppy123456
    poppy123456 Member Posts: 28,411 Disability Gamechanger
    Yes, i've heard it happen but as CR said, it's rare.
  • atlas46
    atlas46 Member Posts: 826 Pioneering

    I been on this forum for 18 months and have only heard of one DM change a recommendation from 5 years award to a 10 year award.

    Ditto to other forums I am on.

    There is no evidence of any changes being made by DM.

    If such actions where taken by a DM, this would be “an abuse of process” as they have no power or authority, to override the assessor.

    All a DM can do is send it back to AP for clarification or such like.

  • thedoc
    thedoc Member Posts: 51 Connected
    I apologise if I've already ask this question the waiting to hear off the DM is far worse than the f2f was the assessor was very nice female nurse 


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