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Decision reached!

jannybjannyb Posts: 39Member Courageous
After getting zero on pip assessment then awarded 4 on mandatory i lodged my appeal couple weeks ago. Received some brilliant news today when a guy from pip who was sorting thru the papers to send to the tribunal rang me and offered me standard daily living and enhanced mobility! I'm over the moon,just the daily living would have made my day. Keep the faith! There are some nice ones on our side . 
They rang not long after i woke so i hope i didnt dream it 😂

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  • pollyanna1052pollyanna1052 Posts: 910Member Disability Gamechanger
    hurrah and yippee and glory be!
    some good news from PIP for a change.
    Thanks for sharing xx
  • david235david235 Posts: 170Member Pioneering
    It is standard practice for DWP to look at a decision again when preparing for a Tribunal. There is no point there being a Tribunal hearing if DWP realise from your Tribunal submission that they can award benefit.

    I'm so glad you have got an award rather than having to wait for a tribunal, @jannyb .
  • pollyanna1052pollyanna1052 Posts: 910Member Disability Gamechanger
    seems they make these offers to avoid tribunal and admit the assessment report was wrong!

  • jannybjannyb Posts: 39Member Courageous
    david235 said:
    It is standard practice for DWP to look at a decision again when preparing for a Tribunal. There is no point there being a Tribunal hearing if DWP realise from your Tribunal submission that they can award benefit.

    I'm so glad you have got an award rather than having to wait for a tribunal, @jannyb .
    I knew they did it..but with my crap luck i never thought theyd change mine lol
  • jannybjannyb Posts: 39Member Courageous
    hurrah and yippee and glory be!
    some good news from PIP for a change.
    Thanks for sharing xx
    Thank you 🤗 im so relieved 
  • worried33worried33 Posts: 293Member Pioneering
    seems they make these offers to avoid tribunal and admit the assessment report was wrong!

    I think its a combination of what you said and also of course the possibility that when people submit their tribunal case there is additional evidence supplied.

    But for sure a jump from 0/4 to 8/12 is quite significant.  It does make you wonder whats going on to get such a difference of opinion across different decision makers.
  • JurphJurph Posts: 280Member Pioneering
    Great news! I'm happy for you.
  • jannybjannyb Posts: 39Member Courageous
    worried33 said:
    seems they make these offers to avoid tribunal and admit the assessment report was wrong!

    I think its a combination of what you said and also of course the possibility that when people submit their tribunal case there is additional evidence supplied.

    But for sure a jump from 0/4 to 8/12 is quite significant.  It does make you wonder whats going on to get such a difference of opinion across different decision makers.
    I sent some additional evidence..it was nothing amazing ,it hasnt been logged into the tribunal system yet as they said to allow at least 2 weeks for it too be logged. So the dwp hasnt recieved any of that yet. Im hoping the letter they send me contains which points were given where as id be interested to see how it jumped up by that much
  • jannybjannyb Posts: 39Member Courageous
    Jurph said:
    Great news! I'm happy for you.
    Thank you Jurph 🤗
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