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    • jinty271
    • By jinty271 19th May 17, 2:28 PM
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    Migration to PIP from DLA query
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    • 19th May 17, 2:28 PM
    Migration to PIP from DLA query 19th May 17 at 2:28 PM
    Hi all,

    I am currently ( through guardianship) dealing with the switch from DLA ( High/High) for my severely disabled daughter who has turned 16.

    We received a letter today to say that the DWP now " have all the information they need to make a decision on our application".

    We have not been for any face-to-face assessment. Does anyone know if this means that such an assessment will not be required (which I believe is extremely unusual) or is this letter a precursor to an invitation to an assessment ?

    Thanks in advance
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    • Muttleythefrog
    • By Muttleythefrog 19th May 17, 2:34 PM
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    • 19th May 17, 2:34 PM
    That message is sent when they are ready to take a decision so yes it looks like a face to face assessment has not been required. It might take a while for that decision though despite the fact they have all the information they need. It's the message I got 2 days after face to face and 4 weeks before decision. All the best.
    Last edited by Muttleythefrog; 19-05-2017 at 2:36 PM.
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