Tag: Personal Independence Payments


Government decide not to appeal PIP psychological distress judgement

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Feb 2018

Government decide not to appeal PIP psychological distress judgement

EDA’s is pleased with this decision, read full details from Disability Right UK below… In December 2017, a High Court decision found that PIP mobility component regulation changes, which affected those with psychological distress, were unlawful. The Government had considered appealing this decision but Secretary of State for Work and Pensions Esther McVey has now confirmed that the DWP will not appeal Disability Rights UK, who supported this...

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Extending the Motability lease – DLA to PIP reassessment

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Apr 2017

Extending the Motability lease – DLA to PIP reassessment

Extending the Motability lease (following reassessment from Disability Living Allowance (DLA) to Personal Independence Payment (PIP) The Motability Scheme plays a vital role in the lives of many disabled people and their families in supporting their mobility through the provision of a car, scooter or powered wheelchair. Motability has no role in determining who should receive Disability Living Allowance or Personal Independence Payment. In September...

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PIP assessment – your experience (Consultation)

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Mar 2017

PIP assessment – your experience (Consultation)

Let us know about your experience of the PIP assessment Inclusion London has been invited by the Work and Pension’s Committee to give evidence on the process of being assessed for the Personal Independence Payment PIP – your experience will inform our evidence. Please send your experience to Henrietta.doyle@inclusionlondon.org.uk asap or by Wednesday 12 April 2017 There is more information about the areas the committee...

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Aug 2016

Personal Independence Payment – Award Rates Based on our experience.

The percentage of Disability Living Allowance claimants to have been change on to Personal Independence Payment who are successful in getting any award of PIP has fallen from 80% in March 2014 to 70% in April 2016. That’s almost one in three people who are losing out entirely, with no explanation as to why decisions are becoming harsher. The award for PIP new claims has...

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