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MR failed. My decision write-up before and after the MR are virtually the same. Is this common?

anubis68anubis68 Member Posts: 22 Listener
edited March 7 in PIP, DLA and AA
i put in for an Mr and that also failed to get an award  looking at the first non award   the My desicion write up before the MR and after the MR  is vertually the same word for word apart from a few lines at the end. is this common ? is as if they didnt look at my mr and just looked at the first non award

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  • janer1967janer1967 Member Posts: 11,120 Disability Gamechanger
    Hi and welcome 

    All the info in mr is looked at by another decision maker who then either agrees or disagrees with original decision 

    The wording they use does reflect what was said in report of they agreed with the report . Which in your case they have done 
  • calcotticalcotti Member Posts: 2,155 Pioneering
    It's very common.
    Information I post is for England unless otherwise stated. Rules may be different in other parts of UK.
  • anubis68anubis68 Member Posts: 22 Listener
    thanks for the replies just reminded me at school if 2 people handed the same work in with just a few lines altered they would be pulled up for cheating lol
  • woodbinewoodbine Community Co-Production Group Posts: 4,425 Disability Gamechanger
    What you have to do now is get ready to appeal, you have 1 month to put in an appeal, if possible I would suggest contacting welfare rights to see if they can help.
    "Putting a child into care, isn't caring for a child" (T.Rhattigan)
  • anubis68anubis68 Member Posts: 22 Listener
    woodbine said:
    What you have to do now is get ready to appeal, you have 1 month to put in an appeal, if possible I would suggest contacting welfare rights to see if they can help.
    this will be my 8th tribubal since 2005 winning each time cab usually does it for me but i rang and they are chock full because of covid and short staffed
  • janer1967janer1967 Member Posts: 11,120 Disability Gamechanger
    As above try welfare rights 
  • anubis68anubis68 Member Posts: 22 Listener
    will get in touch with them tomorrow  thanks
  • mikehughescqmikehughescq Member Posts: 6,562 Disability Gamechanger
    Frankly 8 appeals in 10 years suggests you need a representative who will challenge both the award and the award length.
  • anubis68anubis68 Member Posts: 22 Listener
    got an email back off the senior caseworker for my mp  explained about the amout of tribunal i have been to as she replied can i send  over the paperwork, so that I can speak to the mp about the possibility of writing to a Minister about your case. she was shocked that they keep sending me even though my specialisted have said that Autism is covered by the eqality act and a life long condition she also said that the government is asking a few mps to have a look into the assessments and awards and would i be able to tell my side about what i have been through over the years with dwp she mentioned something about white papers and green papers just a waiting game now


  • mikehughescqmikehughescq Member Posts: 6,562 Disability Gamechanger
    Interesting but unlikely to impact your actual decision.. 
  • anubis68anubis68 Member Posts: 22 Listener
    after sending in my letter that the mp wrote as support a week ago i got a call saying they need to talk to me about my pip appeal i missed the call. So i rang them back and he said he doesn't have much information other than its a lapsed appeal and im scheduled a call back between 10-12 and looks like they will be making you an offer. if they offer care and no mobility which i have been told im entitled to can i say no i think im entitled to both or i will still go to the tribunal or is it their offer or no offer?
  • mikehughescqmikehughescq Member Posts: 6,562 Disability Gamechanger
    You can accept the offer; get money in the bank and then continue with an appeal anyway. Alternatively refuse and go to appeal. The offer is usually the right award or right award length but almost never both. 
  • calcotticalcotti Member Posts: 2,155 Pioneering
    You can reject anything proposed in which case the appeal continues. In most cases it makes more sense to accept the proposed revised award which gets you something in payment, the existing appeal then lapses but you can then go through a new appeal process for the new award to challenge bits you are not happy with.
    Information I post is for England unless otherwise stated. Rules may be different in other parts of UK.
  • anubis68anubis68 Member Posts: 22 Listener
    had the call from them and they offerd me standard care and mobility for 6 yrs mobility part i never had before so im happy with the outcome
  • mikehughescqmikehughescq Member Posts: 6,562 Disability Gamechanger
    So the 6 years is the con. Lifelong condition and yet not an ongoing award. You should now appeal against the length of the award only.
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