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Getting a different amount to what I was awarded

RayafkRayafk Member Posts: 1 Listener
edited July 2018 in PIP, DLA and AA
Hello everyone 
i hope everyone is in good health and enjoying the weather!
i want to know who o got half of my DLA, when my PIP letter says I will be getting a certain amount?

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  • thespicemanthespiceman Member Posts: 6,408 Disability Gamechanger
    Hello @Rayafk   Pleased to meet you welcome.
     
    I do not know what the answer is and I am afraid not too clear what you mean.

    Far as I know if you have a benefit query I am sure one of our team or members of our community will or might know.

    Have you rung up DWP a suggestion I know any queries on benefits they usually might answer your question.

    Have you seen our advice on benefits another solution maybe.

    Hope that helps.

    Take care

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  • GeoarkGeoark Community champion, Scope Volunteer Posts: 1,270 Disability Gamechanger
    Hello @Rayafk and welcome to the community.

    These are two different benefits so comparing them directly like this is probably not helpful.

    It does sound like that after the PIP assessment your needs were assessed as being higher than what you were previously receiving.

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  • poppy123456poppy123456 Community champion Posts: 18,542 Disability Gamechanger
    When you transfer from DLA to PIP you'll receive 4 weeks money as your final DLA payment. Then you PIP will start 4 weeks after that. If you still don't understand then give PIP a ring and ask them. They will know your dates and amounts etc. We wouldn't be able to help with that because everyone's  payments are different.
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