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I won an appeal for lcwra 4 month ago, I have not received any confirmation at all from DWP

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bethany2022
bethany2022 Community member Posts: 12 Listener
I won an appeal for lcwra 4 month ago, I have not received any confirmation at all from DWP, nothing on my online journal and no payments. I phoned them today and got told there was nothing on the system. Any advice is appreciated on what to do. The only evidence I have is a letter from welfare rights saying I won the appeal.

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  • poppy123456
    poppy123456 Community member Posts: 56,985 Disability Gamechanger
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    HMCTS should have contacted DWP by sending a letter to them. The same letter should have been sent to you and your representative.
    You either need to contact HMCTS or Welfare Rights to ask them to send you the decision letter from the Tribunal. A letter from WR saying you won your appeal isn't going to help.
    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.
  • bethany2022
    bethany2022 Community member Posts: 12 Listener
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    Thank you I'm waiting for a call back from welfare rights at the moment I will ask for a copy.
  • poppy123456
    poppy123456 Community member Posts: 56,985 Disability Gamechanger
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    Once you receive that i'd advise you to send a copy to UC.
    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.
  • bethany2022
    bethany2022 Community member Posts: 12 Listener
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  • poppy123456
    poppy123456 Community member Posts: 56,985 Disability Gamechanger
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    Just another thought. Are you sure the decision was LCWRA and not just LCW? There's no extra money each month if the decision was LCW.
    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.
  • bethany2022
    bethany2022 Community member Posts: 12 Listener
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    I applied for lcwra and was awarded lcw in November 2020, but the appeal was for lcwra 
  • bethany2022
    bethany2022 Community member Posts: 12 Listener
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    I got an email from welfare rights with proof of the courts decision, I have uploaded this to my UC journal. I'm just waiting for a response. 
  • SueHeath
    SueHeath Community member Posts: 12,420 Disability Gamechanger
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    Hope it all gets sorted today for you @bethany2022
  • Richteachouxsnack
    Richteachouxsnack Community member Posts: 37 Listener
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    While waiting did you have to provide fit notes and visit the jc regularly 
  • bethany2022
    bethany2022 Community member Posts: 12 Listener
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    No I didn't, they said they accepted my illness and it will be reviewed at a later date.
  • poppy123456
    poppy123456 Community member Posts: 56,985 Disability Gamechanger
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    While waiting did you have to provide fit notes
    Fit notes will not be accepted if found fit for work, even when waiting for a Tribunal. 
    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.
  • bethany2022
    bethany2022 Community member Posts: 12 Listener
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    I emailed them the letter from the tribunal about 1 month ago, 2 days before that I was told a case manager would be in touch with me by the 10th of October, again I have heard no confirmation, nothing saying someone has looked at the letter and no word back from the case manager.
  • poppy123456
    poppy123456 Community member Posts: 56,985 Disability Gamechanger
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    Try contacting your Local MP, this usually gets them shifted. https://www.parliament.uk/about/contacting/mp/

    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.
  • bethany2022
    bethany2022 Community member Posts: 12 Listener
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    It's into the second month I think since handing the tribunal letter to the DWP and all I've been told two weeks ago is "we have no updates yet, you will know first before us, the decision maker will put it in your journal" I didn't contact the MP. Welfare rights said it should take no longer than two month so I'll wait a few more weeks. 
  • poppy123456
    poppy123456 Community member Posts: 56,985 Disability Gamechanger
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    The only other thing that could be delaying putting your award into payment will be DWP have requested the statement of reasons from HMCTS. If this has happened it can delay paying you what's owed.
    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.
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