Category Archives: Benefits

The Tribunal

I wanted to do a post, for anyone who was in the same position as me and facing a PIP tribunal. First of all, let me explain PIP (personal independence payment) has nothing to do with your condition, its all … Continue reading

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And the verdict is in

For all those who were not aware, today marked the end of a long journey for me, today was the day that I had my PIP tribunal. PIP is personal independence payment and its a disability benefit, it is not … Continue reading

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Sorry, not sorry

I think the next few days (well till Monday) posts are mainly going to be about PIP. I think when you have something that has dominated your life for so long, the fact its happening soon, means that its all … Continue reading

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You are on top of the list

Its a Friday and we all know what a Friday means, it means ringing the DWP and see if I have a date for my PIP (disability benefit) tribunal, however I woke up in a really pissed off mood, so … Continue reading

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This drives me fucking crazy

Today, I got a letter from the council, they have recalculated my housing benefit (again) This time it has dropped to nothing. Which means my council tax has gone up. We are not talking hundreds it is maybe an extra … Continue reading

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Another Friday another discussion with the DWP

As I usually do, I rang the DWP (department of work and pensions) to see if anything is happening with my PIP. I got a lovely lady, who I am fairly sure I have spoken to before, who informed me … Continue reading

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Sigh

Along with the moves, I have also had to keep an eye on what is happening with my PIP (disability allowance.) The simple answer is sweet fuck all   I was promised it would be less than 6 weeks, that … Continue reading

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Explaination

I don’t think I have explained why this PIP tribunal is so important to me, so I am going to try and do it now. PIP is a disability benefit It is different from every other benefit. In the UK … Continue reading

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Delayed again

My friend got down here alright to look after monkey, I managed to get to the tribunal with my partner, we waited an hour, took a seat in front of the panel to be told it was to be adjourned. Fucking … Continue reading

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This is it

Today is the day of my PIP (disability) tribunal, its at 11.40am GMT time, some of you may just be getting up, others of you may just be going to sleep. I am really shitting myself on it, everything is … Continue reading

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