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Appealing pip

babyjack1babyjack1 Member Posts: 2 Listener
edited July 2019 in PIP, DLA and AA
hi everyone im new to the site so im hoping ive posted in the correct forum .my husband was on dla for 15 years not easy 15 years had to appeal twice won both cases .had a car had that taken away by only getting low mobility.changed from dla to pip had low mobility removed .got low care for 3 years .had f2f  scored no points at all so i requested mr no change .now going through appeal stages been 28 weeks wait still no date .i have since done a letter to the appeal explaining my husbands issues and how it affects me being with him for 43 years .i did no know that appeal board send all letters to dwp as well .i have since had a long appointment with is mental health dr who as wrote a letter explaining the issues the illness medication and that he as fears that someone is going to poison is food ect .he keep checking doors windows and he feels that someone out there is setting him up . he as psychotic medication that makes him very tired and irritable  also as he never passes security when asked by the dwp for me to speak on his behalf .ive now been ,made is appointee ....how long did your appeal take from start to finish .....thank you 

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  • poppy123456poppy123456 Member Posts: 22,218 Disability Gamechanger
    Hi,

    Backlogs for Tribunals are huge across most of the country. Some people are wait a year from the time the Tribunal accept the appeal. You can ring HMCTS to ask how long the wait is in your are but do be aware that this will just be a guide.
    Community champion and proud winner of the 2019 empowering others award. This award was given for supporting disabled people and their families for the benefit advice i have given to members here on the community.
  • Adrian_ScopeAdrian_Scope Testing team Posts: 7,924

    Scope community team

    Welcome to the community @babyjack1.
    As Poppy stated, the backlogs are substantial and you could be waiting a long time.
    Please let us know how it goes and when you receive your date and the best of luck at the tribunal when it comes around.
    Senior Community Partner
    Scope

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