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UC WCA not on the system

eamonn73eamonn73 Member Posts: 4 Listener
edited February 2020 in Universal Credit
I had my work capability assessment on the 14 Aug 2019. I just called UC and it is not on the system but it was given back to the DWP the same day. What possibly could be the reason for a longer than 6 month wait?

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

    That does seem to be rather a long wait. May i ask who told you that report was returned on the same day? If it wasn't was the health assessment advisory service then i'd advise you to ring them and ask. It has been known for this to happen before and reports have gone missing which has lead to another assessment being needed.


    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.
  • eamonn73eamonn73 Member Posts: 4 Listener
    I called the work capability assessment team this morning. And UC after that. 
  • poppy123456poppy123456 Member Posts: 22,218 Disability Gamechanger
    I can only guess that DWP have lost the report. You need to ring DWP again and tell them it has definitely been returned and ask what do you do now? If you don't get any joy then i'd advise you to get your local MP involved, that may shift them because it often does. Waiting this long is not acceptable, especially when you've already had the work capability assessment.
    Contact your MP through this link here and tell them what's happened. https://members.parliament.uk/members/Commons

    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.
  • eamonn73eamonn73 Member Posts: 4 Listener
    Thanks, hopefully the guy I spoke to earlier will find out something for me and post in my journal.
  • eamonn73eamonn73 Member Posts: 4 Listener
    Unbelievable, it has been sorted today! It has been back dated minus any money owing!

  • janer1967janer1967 Member Posts: 9,259 Disability Gamechanger
    Hi glad it has been sorted itd amazing what they can do when they are pushed, good job you made the enquiry
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