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Husband's PIP was stopped after review as "his condition doesn’t warrant PIP anymore". Anyone else?

Jules_Suzi1964
Jules_Suzi1964 Member Posts: 1 Listener
edited October 12 in PIP, DLA, and AA
Hello. I’ve just joined Scope,I have a rare disease called HEDS and in receipt of PIP, so I’m not unlucky regarding my benefits. However my husband is also disabled with a mental illness,this being Rapid Cycling Bipolar and been on medication for several years and working well at the moment. He had a review assessment with DWP and a few weeks later they sent us a letter declining to renew his PIP based on as stated “his condition doesn’t warrant PIP anymore “. This has devastated him which has has an adverse affect to his well being. I forwarded a supporting letter to DWP clearly stating his battles daily. We are waiting for a decision on Mandatory Decision because we are appealing against the decision. Basically I am wishing to ask if anyone has had the same problem and how it was resolved etc.
Thank you in advance.
Jules

Comments

  • poppy123456
    poppy123456 Member Posts: 24,836 Disability Gamechanger
    Hi,
    There are a lot of other threads on here with other being refused, as well as threads where people have had a positive outcome on PIP claims. It's perfectly normal to read more bad than good stories on any internet forum.
    The success rate of MR's is about 50% but decreasing. Waiting times for decision's on MR is anything up to 3 months, sometimes longer. If the decision doesn't change at this stage then it's Tribunal. If it's gets to this stage and you need futher advice post back and i'm sure someone will help further.

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