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F2F reassessment- is this standard procedure? Will this delay their tribunal decision?

EMMc1966EMMc1966 Member Posts: 15 Listener
edited June 29 in PIP, DLA and AA
I received a letter today from the DWP asking me to go for a second assessment but this time face to face, is this standard procedure? DWP have until 7th of July to respond to my appeal to tribunal and the assessment is taking place on the 6th of July will this delay their decision? I'm bricking this second assessment and my head is battered with it all. Guidance would be appreciated please.


  • chrisgodd21chrisgodd21 Member Posts: 1 Listener
    edited June 29
    Hi there fellow member!
    Why are you worrying?? Don't, because the die is now cast. Have you been honest about everything? Or have you a GOOD memory otherwise? 
    O too had this happen to myself under the (What I call 'the first wave) These were the [Removed by moderator - inappropriate]! Proper real grey people. And I just answered there questions as best I could. Now with me they moved there objection and so I won the day! But it is more likely that this is JUST how it is. My advice?? Just make sure you are ok with your case. And you will be fine. And be sure to crnsck and share your GOOD NEWS!!🤭😊👍
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  • woodbinewoodbine Community Co-Production Group Posts: 4,484 Disability Gamechanger
    @chrisgodd21 hi and welcome to scope, it really is poor form to suggest that any of our members would not have been honest.
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  • EMMc1966EMMc1966 Member Posts: 15 Listener
    @chrisgodd21 thanks for your input but as it happens I've found out why I was to get a second assessment. It was nothing to do with PIP so my problem has now been solved. By the way I have been completely honest in everything with my PIP claim, not that I have to justify myself to u. Have a good day.
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    Glad to hear your problem has been solved @EMMc1966 :) 
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  • Emilyb81Emilyb81 Member Posts: 447 Pioneering
    edited June 30
    I just want to say I don't think they are  saying anyone is lying? I believe they were saying as long as you have told them all you can (your truth) you don't need to worry? Sorry I have read it a few times and tried to understand what's being said/suggested and I think they were trying to help I don't think they are saying anyone is a liar it's just the way it was put across maybe? As its actually meant to be a positive post? I think sometimes the things put in texts or posts can be misinterpreted? Blimey that's a big word for me so early ha! 
     But @EMMc1966 it's awesome you now know why they needed you to have the face to face assessment I'd of freaked out lol
    Have a fab day peeps 🌞😎
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    It was something else that I removed from the post @Emilyb81, not a reference to the OP being dishonest. 

    I'm glad the issue has been resolved @EMMc1966 :) 
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  • Emilyb81Emilyb81 Member Posts: 447 Pioneering
    No I know @Tori_Scope i was replying to the op 👍 I should of tagged them sorry 😊
  • Emilyb81Emilyb81 Member Posts: 447 Pioneering
    Oh I did tag them lol my head is definitely in Monday mode today! I was responding to a couple of posts above 👍😊 as i have been taken the wrong way in texts/messages before as I think it's sometimes the way a person reads something maybe differently to how it's meant if that makes sense? 😎 But il shut my hole now lol as its only 1pm and I'm already knackered as I've had to think more than I normally do today 😂 take care peeps xx
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