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PIP refused at renewal

honeypegg Member Posts: 2 Listener
edited December 2021 in PIP, DLA, and AA
I have had a PIP tribunal in 2020 and won, now my PIP is due to run out I have had to re-apply and I have been refused. Why have I been refused PIP now, when my mobility is worse? I am sending a MR letter, do I include a copy of the outcome from last years tribunal, stating that I won? Thanks for any advice. They make this whole thing so stressful and confusing.


  • poppy123456
    poppy123456 Member Posts: 25,533 Disability Gamechanger
    When you filled out the form did you include a couple of real world examples of what happened the last time you attempted that activity for each descriptor that applies to you? Including adding information such as where you were, what exactly happened, did anyone see it and what the consequences were.
    A lot of people who are refused PIP because of poorly completed claim forms.
    You can put a copy of the Tribunal decision but personally i wouldn't because this is a new claim and a DWP decision maker has come to a different decision. I would concentrate on those real world examples.
  • honeypegg
    honeypegg Member Posts: 2 Listener
    Thanks Poppy, I had a 2 and a half phone assessment and then they sent the decision.

    I wrote case scenarios for each descriptor, like falling or burning etc and told the assessor on the phone.

    My mobility is worse so I will have to concentrate on preparing for yet another tribunal :( 
    I am off to post my MR letter now without the tribunal decision. Thanks again.
  • mikehughescq
    mikehughescq Member Posts: 8,228 Disability Gamechanger
    As you won your tribunal then you will have had a summary decision i.e. a decision which says no more than you won the tribunal and what you were awarded. It’s of no use at all on a new claim or renewal.


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