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ESA/SDP Stopped And Forced On To UC Twice!! PART 1
On 12 Feb 2019 I missed my ESA assessment as I was at a/e and called them to tell them so. I got paid ESA until 27 March 2019 then received a letter on 4 April 2019 saying iit had been stopped and back dated to 13/2/19. It was then that I called to claim ESA to JSA transition to start from 13/2/19 and told them I get sdp/pip/hb so I was moved and given interview date on 10/4/19 and a advance of £34. I also asked for MR on the ESA decision.
On the 10/4 I went to the interview and was told I was given wrong I information I had to claim UC and forget about SDP, PIP and the MR so I was moved to UC. By 27/4 my UC was closed because I had received my last ESA/SDP on 27/3 and was told to go back to JSA. Once again on 10 May went to JSA interview only this time I was told I was now out of the 30 period I had to claim UC and as there is no coming back to ESA, I had to drop appealing at tribunal as my MR was rejected when the assessment people got amnesia about me calling.
In July I explained it all to the SDP advice people looking at those who lost transitional protection in June and sent in all the evidence they asked for and was told I would receive back pay and TP. But yesterday I was told I did not qualify because I did not go on to UC with in 30 days from 13 Feb. In June they had said as I go paid on 27/3 I was within the 30 days. And even explaining that I was only told ESA was stopped after 43 days how could I possibly have claimed with in 30 days from 13 Feb!!???
Can anyone tell me if I have a case to complain about or ask for any appeal? After I say what happened when I was still in my UC assessment period I'm sure you agree with me when I say there is a big cover up by UC and DWP. I best start a new discussion for it as it is also a long story. It shall be part 2 to this.