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Not Awarded Mobility Element

Kazzab50Kazzab50 Member Posts: 3 Listener
edited March 2020 in PIP, DLA and AA
Can anyone give me some advice please  I have been disabled all of my life I have Hydrcephalus which among other things limits my mobility before the government changed the benefits from DLA to PIP I was on the higher rate when it was changed I was awarded PIP with higher rate care & absolutely nothing for the mobility component which was appealed the decision was still the same we then appealed to the tribunal the form was returned at the end of December but I have heard nothing at all from them not even a acknowledgement  that they have recieved my appeal letter can anyone tell me if this is normal 


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

    That does seem to be rather a long time. I'd advise you to contact HMCTS to ask them, if they received your request.
    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.
  • chiariedschiarieds Community champion Posts: 6,897 Disability Gamechanger
    Hi @Kazzab50 -Welcome to the community. I hope you get your query sorted when you contact HMCTS. Please do say if there's anything we can support you with too. :)
  • Kazzab50Kazzab50 Member Posts: 3 Listener
    Thank you both
  • Chloe_ScopeChloe_Scope Scope Posts: 10,664 Disability Gamechanger
    Welcome to the community @Kazzab50. :)
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  • Kazzab50Kazzab50 Member Posts: 3 Listener
    Just a little update from my post yesterday my mum who is my carer phoned HMCTS & apparently  they recieved my appeal letter in the middle of January & a letter was supposed to have been sent out the same day I never received it though so another was sent out yesterday hopefully I will get it in the next few days  then it's just a stressful wait for my appeal date 
    Thank you 
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