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help cannot get to appeal

misstraceymisstracey Member Posts: 74 Pioneering
hiya ive waited 12 months for pip appeal then another  6 months for them to get medical records i got appeal date 10th june 2 weeks ago i cannot attend as my son is on a course hes tried ot take afternoon off but he starts the course the day of the appeal i have no other person to take me i would not get there safely i cannot take a taxi etc i do not leave the house i rang appeals up they said write to the judge and ask for them to postponement i did and sent it recorded delivery ive just got a letter back saying postponement has been refused and that they said its going ahead and that they could make a decision without me there i cannot get there full stop without my son im nothing i rely on him what can i do thanxs in advance


  • poppy123456poppy123456 Member Posts: 22,836 Disability Gamechanger

    Is there anyone else that can go with you, a friend maybe? Paper based decisions for Tribunals only have a 5-8% success rate.
    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.
  • misstraceymisstracey Member Posts: 74 Pioneering
    hiya no  only me and my son i have no one else no other  family or friends x
  • michfinchmichfinch Member Posts: 173 Pioneering
    Have you a Social Worker? Bit late now but I’d call and explain how unsupported you are. Good luck. 
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