Remaining politically neutral during General Election 2024


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After Mandatory reconsideration notice I am still being told to pay overpayment

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lpea
lpea Community member Posts: 25 Connected
Around the beginning of 2020, I applied for a mandatory reconsideration regarding an overpayment of UC I was told I had to pay by the DWP and this was cancelled and revised. However I'm still receiving a letter saying I need to pay that sum even though it was revised in 2020 and I was told I owe no overpayment. Can anybody advise on this? I have the documentation saying the overpayment will be cancelled or has been cancelled I believe.  

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  • poppy123456
    poppy123456 Community member Posts: 57,005 Disability Gamechanger
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    You will need to contact DWP debt management, if you can get hold of them because they are very difficult to get hold of.
    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.
  • lpea
    lpea Community member Posts: 25 Connected
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    Thank you poppy123456, do you have any ideas on what I should be saying to them?
  • poppy123456
    poppy123456 Community member Posts: 57,005 Disability Gamechanger
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    Tell them exactly what you've said here.
    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.
  • lpea
    lpea Community member Posts: 25 Connected
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    Thank you poppy123456
  • MarkM88
    MarkM88 Community member Posts: 3,127 Connected
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    Maybe if you can’t get through on the telephone send them a letter? Least it’s a start and should work it’s way to them eventually. 
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