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PIP Mandatory reconsideration and cost of living

Ikonik
Ikonik Community member Posts: 54 Connected
Husband has just sent off his mandatory reconsideration request to PIP. He originally applied in July. If he wins the MR, would be be paid the cost of living payment? 

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  • chiarieds
    chiarieds Community member Posts: 15,858 Disability Gamechanger
    edited November 2022
    Unfortunately he won't qualify as shown below under 'Eligibility': https://www.gov.uk/guidance/cost-of-living-payment#disability-cost-of-living-payment

    Disability Cost of Living Payment

    You may get a lump sum payment of £150 if you’re getting any of the following:

    • Attendance Allowance
    • Constant Attendance Allowance
    • Disability Living Allowance for adults
    • Disability Living Allowance for children
    • Personal Independence Payment
    • Adult Disability Payment (in Scotland)
    • Child Disability Payment (in Scotland)
    • Armed Forces Independence Payment
    • War Pension Mobility Supplement

    Eligibility

    You must have received a payment (or later receive a payment) of one of these qualifying benefits for 25 May 2022 to get the payment.



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