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Awaiting tribunal

georgehenry53georgehenry53 Member Posts: 5 Listener
edited October 2017 in PIP, DLA and AA
As many people on here maybe aware the DWP is failing people including myself in these so called assessments 
and im awaiting my tribunal as so many lies have been sent back in the first  report after a visit from ATOS

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  • CockneyRebelCockneyRebel Community champion Posts: 5,256 Disability Gamechanger
    Hello George and welcome

    Unfortunately you are right, many people are being failed by the system.
    Good luck with your appeal, there is plenty of good info on here and the CAB site about the process.
    It is very tempting to react to the lies and assumptions but this will not get you the award you deserve.
    Your job now is to show that you meet the criteria for an award.
    How far are you into your appeal process ?

    CR
    Be all you can be, make  every day count. Namaste
  • georgehenry53georgehenry53 Member Posts: 5 Listener
    I’ve got the support of my local MP on this issue 
    iv sent more info to the appeals courts via emails and proof that they have lied on many of the report notes 
    im still awaiting news as now it’s gone to the chief judge as a matter of urgency via the House of Commons by my local MP
  • CockneyRebelCockneyRebel Community champion Posts: 5,256 Disability Gamechanger
    WOW ! please keep us informed, I have never heard of anyone being able to take the route you are

    CR
    Be all you can be, make  every day count. Namaste
  • georgehenry53georgehenry53 Member Posts: 5 Listener
    And a letter sent to the Secretary of State 
  • steve51steve51 Community champion Posts: 6,186 Disability Gamechanger
    Hi @georgehenry53

    A very warm welcome to you to our community.

    "WOW" Fantastic I love how you are going !!!!!!

    Please please keep us updated with things !!!!!!
  • GeoarkGeoark Community champion Posts: 1,247 Disability Gamechanger
    Hello @georgehenry53 and welcome to the community.

    I look forward to reading any updates you post.

    As an individual I stood alone.
    As a member of a group I did things.
    As part of a community I helped to create change!

  • georgehenry53georgehenry53 Member Posts: 5 Listener
    Hi all
    i do have one question that I hope someone will know about 
    is it not the fact that the DWP need to contact your doctor/ consultants directly to ask how my disabilities affects me
    as why when I changed over from DLA to PIP they asked for my doctors/ consultants phone numbers and addresses 
    i think they know it cost quite a lot of money to do this which is not in their interest 
    l don’t know other than myself how my disabilities affects me 
    would you agree !

  • CockneyRebelCockneyRebel Community champion Posts: 5,256 Disability Gamechanger
    The DWP would not contact your GP it would be the AP that may but they are not required to do so. Even if they do many GP's fail to reply and in the case of PIP their response is usually of little use as most GP's don't have knowledge of your daily functionality.
    It is usually more productive to discuss this with your GP and if possible get a letter specific to the PIP descriptors. Even so this is usually ignored in favour of the HCP report.

    CR
    Be all you can be, make  every day count. Namaste
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