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Tribunal pip

xxjoxxxxjoxx Member Posts: 8 Listener
edited October 2019 in PIP, DLA and AA
Hi all my sons pip stopped we appealled and they rejected it again so we are going to court dwp have sent there response and today i got a text from pip to say send evidence in so they have time to read ot. Kve sent in years worth of doctors notes appoinment something from councillor what else should i send in please. Does anyone know the rough waiting time for essex area many thanks jo

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  • wilkowilko Member Posts: 2,294 Disability Gamechanger
    @xxjoxx, hello and welcome, as you know PIP is awarded on your son's abilities to preform the PIP descriptiors in a repeatable, safely and in a timely manner, it is not awarded on a diagnosis, illness or the amount of prescription drugs you are taking. You must focus and concentrate on the descriptiors and not your sons disability diagnosis. 
  • xxjoxxxxjoxx Member Posts: 8 Listener
    @wilko thanks for your reply ok it says someone that lives with him to write a report ill write how it affects his life ect. Many thanks for you help. Hopefully wont be to long till the hearing
  • Chloe_ScopeChloe_Scope Scope Posts: 10,652 Disability Gamechanger
    Hi @xxjoxx, I am sorry to hear this. Is this a tribunal date that you are waiting for? Unfortunately these can take around 12 months, but it does depend on the backlog in your area.

    It is important to have evidence that shows how your son's condition affects him. Having a diary of daily events is a good way to show this.
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  • Pobbins12Pobbins12 Member Posts: 2 Listener
    Hello @xxjoxx if its a tribunal date you are waiting for you may be in for a lengyhly wait unfortunately. My daughter was asked to apply for pip as she was on DLA, we did this and unfortunately was turned down so to was our mandatory consideration.  It was an 18 month wait for us between submitting the paper work to take it to tribunal to actually having our case heard this month. It was worth the wait as she was awarded for three years and back dated but the process is tough going. We are down in Kent. Good luck xx
  • Adrian_ScopeAdrian_Scope Testing team Posts: 7,954

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    I hope you're not waiting too long @xxjoxx and best of luck with the tribunal. 

    Really pleased your daughter's appeal was successful @Pobbins12! :)
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  • Chloe_ScopeChloe_Scope Scope Posts: 10,652 Disability Gamechanger
    Welcome to the community @Pobbins12 and that's great! :)
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