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If you win

Singing
Singing Member Posts: 135 Courageous
Hi, can anybody tell me if you win a tribunal, your PIP back, do they also award you the back payment for the other benefits that were cut, because of the change in circumstances of not having PIP?

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  • poppy123456
    poppy123456 Member Posts: 24,782 Disability Gamechanger
    Hi,

    It depends what other benefits you claim and your circumstances now.
  • Singing
    Singing Member Posts: 135 Courageous
    Hi poppy my esa has been cut by £200 pcm and my housing benefit by £110 pcm. I don’t have any money and my circumstances have got worse in terms of my condition 
  • Singing
    Singing Member Posts: 135 Courageous
    Is that if I understand you correctly ? My finances and condition by circumstance?
  • Singing
    Singing Member Posts: 135 Courageous
    By condition I mean why I need pip and was awarded it in the first place. 
  • poppy123456
    poppy123456 Member Posts: 24,782 Disability Gamechanger
    edited July 2019
    Singing said:
    Hi poppy my esa has been cut by £200 pcm and my housing benefit by £110 pcm. I don’t have any money and my circumstances have got worse in terms of my condition 
    Sounds like you were claiming the severe disability premium in with your ESA because you live alone. If this is still correct in the future and you're awarded daily living PIP then yes the SDP will also be backdated.

    Housing benefit, are you under the age of 35? if so then because you don't have a PIP award then you'll only be entitled to the shared rate. If you're awarded daily living for PIP then you'll be entitled to the 1 bed rate and this will also be backdated. Hope this helps.

    Do be aware that the Tribunal won't be able to take into consideration any worsening of condition.
  • Singing
    Singing Member Posts: 135 Courageous
    Right thanks poppy

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