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Girlfriend just received large PIP payment before award letter?

PIPnewbiePIPnewbie Member Posts: 270 Pioneering
edited October 2018 in PIP, DLA and AA
As per my previous thread, it appears they have gone with the assessor’s report and awarded standard daily living.

Though it is hard to determine because the amount paid is not divisible by any combination of PIP rates, so I guess she must await the award letter coming tomorrow.

Anyway, if she appeals for mandatory reconsideration, do they take that money back?

Also, if she needs to go to tribunal, will the money be taken back and regular payment stopped if DWP sticks to standard daily living only?

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  • PIPnewbiePIPnewbie Member Posts: 270 Pioneering
    Turns out it is divisible by the standard daily living amount if you break it down into days as well as weeks.

    So what now?  If she appeals for MR will they not pay the next 4 weeks?

    If they stick by their decision and it has to go to tribunal, will she still receive the 4 weekly payments?
  • poppy123456poppy123456 Member Posts: 22,218 Disability Gamechanger
    Hi,
    I answered this question on another thread of yours, yes she will still receive the payments for standard daily living when asking for MR or Tribunal. No she won't have to pay it back.
    Proud winner of the 2019 empowering others award. This award was given for supporting disabled people and their families for the benefit advice I have given to members here on the community.
  • PIPnewbiePIPnewbie Member Posts: 270 Pioneering
    Hi,
    I answered this question on another thread of yours, yes she will still receive the payments for standard daily living when asking for MR or Tribunal. No she won't have to pay it back.
    Thanks again Poppy.  Even if she loses MR, she won't have to pay this initial payment back?
  • poppy123456poppy123456 Member Posts: 22,218 Disability Gamechanger
    No.
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  • PIPnewbiePIPnewbie Member Posts: 270 Pioneering
    Poppy it now appears her ESA has stopped.  She has not received her latest payment :neutral:
  • poppy123456poppy123456 Member Posts: 22,218 Disability Gamechanger
    This can happen with a new PIP award but it will re-start..Always remember they can't find you fit for work without a face to face assessment. Ask her to ring them when they open. There's nothing to worry about, i'm sure.
    Proud winner of the 2019 empowering others award. This award was given for supporting disabled people and their families for the benefit advice I have given to members here on the community.
  • poppy123456poppy123456 Member Posts: 22,218 Disability Gamechanger
    She doesn't live alone does she?

    Proud winner of the 2019 empowering others award. This award was given for supporting disabled people and their families for the benefit advice I have given to members here on the community.
  • PIPnewbiePIPnewbie Member Posts: 270 Pioneering
    This can happen with a new PIP award but it will re-start..Always remember they can't find you fit for work without a face to face assessment. Ask her to ring them when they open. There's nothing to worry about, i'm sure.
    Poppy you’re a star.  Thanks.

  • poppy123456poppy123456 Member Posts: 22,218 Disability Gamechanger
    Not a problem :)
    Proud winner of the 2019 empowering others award. This award was given for supporting disabled people and their families for the benefit advice I have given to members here on the community.
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