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Does anyone have any advice for a UC telephone tribunal hearing?

CMM
CMM Member Posts: 27 Connected
edited August 2020 in Universal Credit (UC)
 Capita Five Ways.I have challenged the decision (i have been through Mandatory etc)of the assessment made by those pirate nurses.I am due a telephone tribunal hearing when they let me know the date etc..any help?/advice?.....

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  • Tori_Scope
    Tori_Scope Posts: 9,601 Scope online community team
    Hi @CMM! Welcome to the community, I'm glad you've joined us. 

    Just to let you know, I've moved your post into the PIP, DLA, and AA category so that more people can find your post and give you some advice :) 

    How are you feeling about the telephone hearing? 
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  • CMM
    CMM Member Posts: 27 Connected
    Thank you for the welcome.As regards the phone hearing i am very sceptical,even if it was a f2f hearing.I noticed on the assessment report sent from Five Ways that it is unsigned and she is only a SRN and no other qualification.I have a back problem,MRI scanned etc,i feel ripped off by Capita.
  • CMM
    CMM Member Posts: 27 Connected
    Not a PIP hearing but a Capability for Work on Universal Credit hearing.

  • Tori_Scope
    Tori_Scope Posts: 9,601 Scope online community team
    Apologies, my mistake @CMM! I have now moved your post to the correct category. 

    I'm sorry to hear you're concerned about it. I know a lot of others are worried about these hearings happening over the phone instead of F2F as well, so you're definitely not alone.

    I hope that our members will be able to give you some advice and support, as this isn't something I have direct experience with. 


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  • CMM
    CMM Member Posts: 27 Connected
  • poppy123456
    poppy123456 Member Posts: 31,198 Disability Gamechanger
    HI and welcome,

    You will be asked questions about your conditions and how they affect your ability to do any type of work. What they ask you speciifically will depend on your case and no one can help you with that.

    Just be honest and answer the questions as best as you can. If you don't hear what they said then ask them to repeat it.

    Sometimes it's not possible to make a decision during the hearing, if this happens they will send you a decision letter at a later date.

    Good luck.


  • CMM
    CMM Member Posts: 27 Connected
    Thank you poppy123456.

  • janer1967
    janer1967 Member Posts: 16,374 Disability Gamechanger
    Hi and welcome, I went to WCA tribunal a couple of years ago.

    Have a good read through the bundle and see where you think you meet the criteria and provide a couple of examples for each on why you cant do that task or work. Highlight the parts you disagree with and as they go through the questions tick off the parts covefed

    If you have missed anything you want to get across then they will ask if there is anything you want to add at the end

    I won my case and was awarded LCWRA and they made the decision there and then and I got my extra payment in my next UC payment and the back pay about 6 weeks later
  • CMM
    CMM Member Posts: 27 Connected

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