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Hi, I'm Beverlyreed1969! I was owed money by pip but they have taken it off what I owe income sup

Beverlyreed1969
Beverlyreed1969 Member Posts: 2 Listener
edited June 2021 in PIP, DLA, and AA
Hi I was owed money by pip but they have taken it off what I owe income support am I right in thinking they are not allowed to take my PIP ?

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  • janer1967
    janer1967 Member Posts: 16,428 Disability Gamechanger
    Hi and welcome 

    They always try and recover debts from any backdated money 

    Did you have a payment plan in place to repay the debt ? Were you aware of the debt 

    I would advise you to contact welfare rights to see what they suggest
  • Ross_Scope
    Ross_Scope Posts: 7,487 Scope online community team
    Hello @Beverlyreed1969

    Welcome to the community, how are you today? 

    I have moved your discussion over to our PIP category, you might wish to browse there for similar situations to yours, that can sometimes help people feel better and help shed some light on aspects of the process. 

    I hope that the above comment has been helpful, as mentioned it's quite common that they try to recover any debts. 
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  • Beverlyreed1969
    Beverlyreed1969 Member Posts: 2 Listener
  • woodbine
    woodbine Member, Community Co-Production Group Posts: 7,751 Disability Gamechanger
    @Beverlyreed1969 hi and welcome from me, fraid they are entitled to take back money owed, even if they have to wait until you draw your state pension, at least the debt will be paid off.
    Be extra nice to new members.

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