Remaining politically neutral during General Election 2024


Under guidance from the Electoral Commission and Charity Commission, it's important that Scope remains politically neutral during General Elections.

While we understand that this period will see many passionate discussions and do not want to discourage open discussion, we cannot allow discussions which are purely intended to influence voting.

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mk2000
mk2000 Community member Posts: 57 Connected
Hi my friend has been receiving pip for the last year but not the correct amount he didn't no he could appeal would it be to late now ? Is their nothing he could do ... I heard he could make a new claim ? But does that mean he'd loose his old one and stop getting the money. Thanks

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  • poppy123456
    poppy123456 Community member Posts: 56,985 Disability Gamechanger
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    HI,

    The maximum amount of time you have to request a Mandatory Reconsideration and a Tribunal is 13 months. If it was longer than this that the decision was made then your friend has past the time in which anything can be done regarding that claim.

    Reporting a change of circumstances is always risky and your friend should get expert advice before doing so. No one on an internet forum can tell you if there's any risks to their current award by reporting those changes.

    Your friend can use this link to check what advice agency is near to them for that advice. https://advicelocal.uk/



    I would appreciate it if members wouldn't tag me please. I have all notifcations turned off and wouldn't want a member thinking i'm being rude by not replying.
    If i see a question that i know the answer to i will try my best to help.
  • mk2000
    mk2000 Community member Posts: 57 Connected
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    Thanks poppy unfortunately its just been over that
  • mk2000
    mk2000 Community member Posts: 57 Connected
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    @poppy123456 when his claim has got to the 3 years the end and he has to renew it could he send the extra information in then ? Thanks and could the amount be changed then 
  • woodbine
    woodbine Community member Posts: 12,093 Disability Gamechanger
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    When it comes to renewal he should treat that as a new claim and send as much relevant information as possible, and yes the award can be changed at renewal.

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