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Won appeal but DWP say may be appealing tribunal decision
Hi I am new to the group but would really appreciate any feedback on my current situation. I received my PIP form to fill in after previously being on DLA, in June last year. Completed and returned it and was sent for an assessment in August last year. I received only 4 points on care and nil on mobility. I applied for a mandatory consideration, no change. I then put in to appeal, which was accepted. I forwarded quite a few letters etc from doctors, psychotherapist and consultants. I was supported by a mental health advocate and the Citizens Advice Bureau. After many months of waiting I finally got my appeal date for 4 April this year. I found the whole procedure very distressing as I terrible anxiety. Having got through the Tribunal I was ecstatic to hear I had won ,I was awarded 6 points for care and 12 for mobility. I left the courts feeling like a weight had been taken off my shoulders .This great feeling lasted until the 6 April, two days later I received a letter from the DWP to say they were appealing the Courts decision. I couldn't believe it, I felt it was so cruel to do this, and if an appeal was going to be considered they should have told me before I Ieft. To date I have received no more communication and it is a month tomorrow since I received the letter. I am now once again in limbo and feeling extremely anxious. Has anyone else had this experience or does anyone know the length of time I am liable to wait before hearing something. Sorry for the long explanation. Any advice would be greatly appreciated.