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Talula1993 wrote: »
The system is far from perfect but the employees are just working by a criteria they are set.
Muttleythefrog wrote: »
The quality of reports for PIP and the WCA are regularly very substandard if not bordering on the unbelievable. The DWP's own measures reflect this. One reason is they, as you seem to suggest otherwise, do not properly study evidence. Basic errors such as even failure to document who attended are commonly reported... as well as shocking extrapolations.. deliberately selective and misleading 'facts' recorded.. and physical examination/measurements described that didn't occur or claim that such was refused by claimant when they had no reason to do so. I've given examples from my own case in the past. For example... I don't go shopping.. I do it online. This is stated to assessor. They record shops online - tick. Then later in the report they say 'has no difficulty shopping' - hmm okay... online true at a stretch. Then in justifying a descriptor choice... 'goes shopping' to imply I go out doing that - not true. In another example I spoke about my one friend I would stay in contact with who I used to work with. This is ultimately recorded as 'has many friends'... which is something absolutely contradicted in any reference to issue of social contact and indeed my testimony...
... At tribunal.. the judge came out having been with the other panel members looking at the paperwork before calling him in... and apologised for him having to go through this and that he had won his case and that he did not need to endure his tribunal. The judge said to him the report the DWP relied on was not considered as evidence by them as it failed to meet any basic level of credibility.
Alice_Holt wrote: »
Your post reflects what we see daily in my local Citizens Advice office. I, and a colleague, help clients with (mainly) disability benefit appeals.....
iammumtoone wrote: »
32K is that all they get paid I am gobsmacked!
deannatrois wrote: »
The assessor accepted what he said and his ESA was continued without a problem (mind you, my son was curled in a ball on his chair quivering for most of the assessment, I had to speak for him).
Pensioned_Off wrote: »
What the heck do you think this will achieve other than making it more likely you will fail in your request?
People like you actually make me really angry - you think you deserve everything for minimal effort and seem to despise everyone in 'the system'. Plus, this kind of thing wastes DWP time and holds everyone else up
Wouldn't it just have been easier and more sensible to sit and type some bullet points and submit those for reconsideration? Instead you deliberately chose to use scrawl... well done you... great self-sabotage.
I can't wait for your next rant where you have been refused and are moaning about having to go to a tribunal.
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