Remaining politically neutral during General Election 2024


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woody1954
woody1954 Community member Posts: 2 Listener
I was on the high rate of D.L.A and low rate Care from 1994 then last year 2018 I was thrown off as I didn't have enough points to qualify for P.I.P. this stopped in mid April 2018 since then I have appealed and done everythingi was supposed to do I have all the paper work back from all concerned but 14 months later  I still don't have an appeal date.  I rang in January and was told 10 more weeks 10  weeks came and went at which time I rang again this time I was told it would take at least another 22 weeks .Taking it till at least September 2019 this will be a full 18 months after my D.L.A. stopped is this a reasonable time to be waiting by the way I live in the northwest UK in Cambria do other parts of the UK have as long a waiting time? 

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  • poppy123456
    poppy123456 Community member Posts: 57,012 Disability Gamechanger
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    HI,

    There's huge backlogs in most areas and some are waiting in excess of 1 year. Waiting times for Tribunals are from when they accepted your appeal, not from when your PIP stopped.
    I would appreciate it if members wouldn't tag me please. I have all notifcations turned off and wouldn't want a member thinking i'm being rude by not replying.
    If i see a question that i know the answer to i will try my best to help.
  • woody1954
    woody1954 Community member Posts: 2 Listener
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    Thanks for your coming 
  • Chloe_Scope
    Chloe_Scope Posts: 10,581 Disability Gamechanger
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    Welcome to the community @woody1954 and please do let me know if there is anything else we can do to help :)
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