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    • rvj87
    • By rvj87 7th Apr 18, 8:59 PM
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    rvj87
    Awarded pip out of nowhere?!
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    • 7th Apr 18, 8:59 PM
    Awarded pip out of nowhere?! 7th Apr 18 at 8:59 PM
    Hi,
    With the help of a CAB adviser, I completed a mandatory reconsideration for PIP. I sent in a statement of reasons and supplied additional medical evidence. I was turned down again, and scored zero for everything. Today, however, after lodging an appeal with a first tier tribunal a few weeks ago, I had a letter from the DWP awarding me the standard rate of PIP until 2021. I'm not sure what to do. I have heard of the DWP awarding PIP to discourage people from going to tribunal. Would it be best for me to go anyway?
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    • bspm1
    • By bspm1 11th Apr 18, 11:47 AM
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    bspm1
    The figure you quoted of just under £700 was what was received in a week from all sources including pension credit.
    Originally posted by Danday

    No, the figure I quoted was from your post on claiming Pension Credit (now disappeared) stating that you had just found out? that you could claim PC as your State Pension for you and your wife was only £768? ish per month.
    • Danday
    • By Danday 11th Apr 18, 1:31 PM
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    Danday
    No, the figure I quoted was from your post on claiming Pension Credit (now disappeared) stating that you had just found out? that you could claim PC as your State Pension for you and your wife was only £768? ish per month.
    Originally posted by bspm1
    You are mistaken I'm afraid. Currently just my state pension alone uses up almost all of my tax allowances. This results in tax being deducted at BR on all of my private pensions and annuities.
    To suggest that my SP is £9216 a year is ridiculous.

    As an aside are you aware that you are actually trolling across this website picking up all of my postings? Is there a way that I could copy you into them as I post them - it would save a lot of your time.

    That's it no further comments from me as I am deviating from the thread.
    • batg
    • By batg 11th Apr 18, 2:53 PM
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    batg
    Am I right in assuming that the government tops up private and state pensions so that pensioners will be guaranteed a certain amount per week.. Isn't it a top up, not AS WELL AS?

    It's a guaranteed income of around £245 for a COUPLE isn't it?
    So how can someone say they get pension credit, state pension and annuities?
    For future readers who may wonder and worry why they are not getting over £210 SP I tried to find an earlier post by this poster who has claimed Pension Credit because he and his partners SP is only £700 and something per month, it seems to have disappeared.
    Originally posted by bspm1
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    • poppy12345
    • By poppy12345 11th Apr 18, 2:56 PM
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    poppy12345
    You are mistaken I'm afraid. Currently just my state pension alone uses up almost all of my tax allowances. This results in tax being deducted at BR on all of my private pensions and annuities.
    To suggest that my SP is £9216 a year is ridiculous.

    As an aside are you aware that you are actually trolling across this website picking up all of my postings? Is there a way that I could copy you into them as I post them - it would save a lot of your time.

    That's it no further comments from me as I am deviating from the thread.
    Originally posted by Danday
    : rotfl:
    • bspm1
    • By bspm1 11th Apr 18, 4:37 PM
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    bspm1
    You are mistaken I'm afraid. Currently just my state pension alone uses up almost all of my tax allowances. This results in tax being deducted at BR on all of my private pensions and annuities.
    To suggest that my SP is £9216 a year is ridiculous.

    As an aside are you aware that you are actually trolling across this website picking up all of my postings? Is there a way that I could copy you into them as I post them - it would save a lot of your time.

    That's it no further comments from me as I am deviating from the thread.
    Originally posted by Danday
    I didn't suggest your State Pension was £9216 per year, you did on your Pension Credit thread.

    Are you aware that if your State Pension currently almost uses up all of your tax allowances, plus your private pensions on top which cause you to pay BR tax I do not see how you could possibly claim the Pension Credit you said you claimed.

    Trolling, me? Pot, Kettle springs to mind, I do not see my posts to you as trolling, I just like to point out the inaccuracies of your posts concerning your pension credit, your state pension, your PIP, in fact everything you post.

    How on earth you think posting on this Benefits forum actually helps anyone at all is beyond me, this forum is not for you to spout lies, fantasies and anything else you wish to let people think you get, maybe it helps you, telling so many lies, is your life so lacking that you feel the need to tell us all these stories.

    Please do not answer me, I find you ridiculous and have no reason why I reply to you. I think you need help, seriously.
    Last edited by bspm1; 11-04-2018 at 4:41 PM.
    • Oddjob
    • By Oddjob 14th Apr 18, 8:01 PM
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    Oddjob
    Gosh, I wish I got £700 a week to live on.
    I am single, get SP, not as much as £150 I might add, standard PIP and WTC (I have earnings of approx £100 a week).

    I should have been entitled to Enhanced Daily living PIP but the assessor did not take into account some of the things they should, even not awarding points on the Mobility side for my having to use an aid to walk, after saying all the way through the report that I used a stick. My assessment report was a complete joke. I did get awarded the extra points on mobility after a MR, but no extra for Daily Living. They did not even give me chance to send in more evidence. I stuck with what I was awarded as they said if I appealed, I could lose what I had got, blackmail I know, but I decided not to chance it.

    £700 a week would be lovely!! I get nowhere near that but am reasonably happy with my lot.
    • kah22
    • By kah22 17th Apr 18, 11:11 PM
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    kah22
    Am I correct in saying that you can withdraw from an appeal to the Tribunal at any stage?

    If thatís the case then surely the best thing to do is apply to go to the Tribunal and when you have ALL the papers available and Iím led to believe they are a substantial bundle, you can decide to go for it or not. There is nothing to loose
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