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Hi, my name is kingratty!

kingrattykingratty Posts: 1Member Listener
I lost my dla and pip in sept 17
I won my dla and pip back on November 1st after a 3 day hearing I rang them after 2 weeks and they told me they have ask for a reason from the judge on the 5th Nov , I rang them on the 19th on Dec they said there are still waiting for the judge to give the reason
and the called me a Retard I tryed to put a complaint in but they wouldn’t let me it is now been over 2 Months is they anythink I can do or how much longer do I have to wait ??
thank you
has iv try to take my life 3 time becouse of this I don’t how much more I can take 


  • juliaparry24juliaparry24 Posts: 29Member Connected
    I'm not sure how long it takes for assessments to be re looked at, but I'm glad to hear that they did a hearing about it, unfortunately sometimes it takes a few weeks to get any results back but I do hope that you can get the answers that your looking for, in the meantime have you thought of going to the doctors for advice on the way you feel? Or you could try a close friend or family member?

    I do hope things get better for you @kingratty always remember that you are never alone
  • poppy123456poppy123456 Posts: 16,266Community champion Disability Gamechanger
    Hi and welcome,

    I'm one of the community champions here on scope and i'm here to help and advise others.

    I'm sorry to hear you've been waiting so long. DWP have requested the Statement of reasons and record of proceedings. Unfortunately, when these are requested there's no timescales how long it takes for it to be sent by the Judge. This is because they are done when they Judge has time to do them and this can take a few months sometimes. It's never a quick process. Unfortunately, there's nothing at all you can in the meantime but wait. Once they been sent DWP will then have 1 month to appeal the decision but it's rare they appeal it, although it can happen.

    If you do feel suicidal then please do contact the samaritans on 116 123, https://www.samaritans.org/

  • thespicemanthespiceman Posts: 5,775Community champion Disability Gamechanger
    Hello @kingratty    Pleased to meet you.

    Thank you for joining and sharing.

    Sorry to hear what you are going through.

    Please consider the support my lovely friend @poppy123456 has suggested talk to them.

    Understanding, sensitivity and honest approach good to use and listen to you.

    I am one of the team of community champions. We help, support, advise members of our community.

    Please can I ask are you ever receiving help and advice with any thing like this. Understand and do have care and concern.

    If you feel your mental health is suffering then please consider using mental health charities.

    Situation like this be able to support you give much needed help.




    All offer floating support, welfare, health and benefit advice, guidance.

    Information to help you cope.

    Please if I can help with anything please get in touch.

    Ready to listen, offer compassion, empathy.

    Please keep safe and warm.

    Please take care.


  • chiariedschiarieds Posts: 1,233Member Disability Gamechanger
    Hi @kingratty - Welcome to the community from me too. I'm very sorry about how this is affecting you. Saying not to worry is easier said than done. Do you have any support for your mental health right now?
  • Chloe_ScopeChloe_Scope Posts: 6,556Administrator Scope community team
    Hi @kingratty and a very warm welcome to the community. I'm sorry to hear it has had such a big impact on your mental health. Is your GP aware you have been feeling like this?

    While we can signpost you to resources from Mind about tackling thoughts of suicide, if you're having these thoughts it's really important you speak to someone qualified to support you.

    You could call Samaritans on 116 123, or got in touch with the crisis text service Shout, which you can access by texting SHOUT to 85258.

    As a pan-disability charity it's fair to say that our strengths lie more in the daily lives of disabled people, but if it would help we would be more than willing to try and find you some local support. I'm going to email you with some more information, but if this is something you'd be interested in, please don't hesitate to get in touch with us on [email protected]

    In the meantime, if you feel like you might be in immediate danger, please call 999 or go to your local hospital.
    Online Community Officer
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