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    • fluke13
    • By fluke13 10th Apr 18, 1:54 PM
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    Missed phone call from DWP PIP
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    • 10th Apr 18, 1:54 PM
    Missed phone call from DWP PIP 10th Apr 18 at 1:54 PM
    Currently waiting for a decision for pip and today I have had a missed phone call from the DWP (I was in the bathroom) Do they normally ring back? I assume it was the DM ringing but I'm a bit nervous as to why they would ring, any ideas.
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    • pmlindyloo
    • By pmlindyloo 10th Apr 18, 2:04 PM
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    • 10th Apr 18, 2:04 PM
    Looking at your previous posts you appeared to have had the assessment and the decision. Is that correct or am I misreading?

    If you can tell us exactly what stage you are at it may give us more of a clue.
    • fluke13
    • By fluke13 10th Apr 18, 2:07 PM
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    • 10th Apr 18, 2:07 PM
    I had my face to face assessment last month (review) and I am now awaiting their decision.
    • NeilCr
    • By NeilCr 10th Apr 18, 2:08 PM
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    • 10th Apr 18, 2:08 PM
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    • 10th Apr 18, 2:08 PM
    How did you know it was them? Did they leave a message?
    • fluke13
    • By fluke13 10th Apr 18, 2:10 PM
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    • 10th Apr 18, 2:10 PM
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    • 10th Apr 18, 2:10 PM
    How did you know it was them? Did they leave a message?
    Originally posted by NeilCr


    IT was the DWP phone number when I looked it up. No message was left
    • baza52
    • By baza52 10th Apr 18, 2:27 PM
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    • 10th Apr 18, 2:27 PM
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    • 10th Apr 18, 2:27 PM
    why not ring the number and ask why they called?
    • NeilCr
    • By NeilCr 10th Apr 18, 2:28 PM
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    • 10th Apr 18, 2:28 PM
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    • 10th Apr 18, 2:28 PM
    IT was the DWP phone number when I looked it up. No message was left
    Originally posted by fluke13

    Ah. Okay.

    It's just that, normally, when the DWP call us we get withheld number or no number at all. Must be to do with different offices
    • TELLIT01
    • By TELLIT01 10th Apr 18, 2:33 PM
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    • 10th Apr 18, 2:33 PM
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    • 10th Apr 18, 2:33 PM
    A little unusual that no message was left. There is generally a message simply stating it's from DWP and they will call back within x hours.
    • 45002
    • By 45002 10th Apr 18, 2:44 PM
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    • 10th Apr 18, 2:44 PM
    ESA or PIP
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    • 10th Apr 18, 2:44 PM
    Currently waiting for a decision for pip and today I have had a missed phone call from the DWP (I was in the bathroom) Do they normally ring back? I assume it was the DM ringing but I'm a bit nervous as to why they would ring, any ideas.
    Originally posted by fluke13
    Maybe the call was about your ESA http://forums.moneysavingexpert.com/showthread.php?t=5808514
    MSE censored my signature Again, No reason given
    • fluke13
    • By fluke13 10th Apr 18, 3:59 PM
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    Originally posted by 45002


    Phone number is related to PIP so i don't think its ESA.
    • fluke13
    • By fluke13 10th Apr 18, 4:01 PM
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    A little unusual that no message was left. There is generally a message simply stating it's from DWP and they will call back within x hours.
    Originally posted by TELLIT01

    I wish they had of left a message. They phoned my landline and then my mobile, i didn't have time to get to either and both have the facility to take messages.
    • baza52
    • By baza52 10th Apr 18, 4:36 PM
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    I wish they had of left a message. They phoned my landline and then my mobile, i didn't have time to get to either and both have the facility to take messages.
    Originally posted by fluke13
    Nobody call tell you what they wanted.
    Call them.......
    • deannatrois
    • By deannatrois 11th Apr 18, 1:34 AM
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    They normally make three attempts to call.
    • Wizardly18
    • By Wizardly18 11th Apr 18, 2:02 PM
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    Could be they need to confirm details or otherwise inform you of something, as decisions are normally by post only.
    • fluke13
    • By fluke13 11th Apr 18, 4:45 PM
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    Apparently it was to confirm some dates.
    • TELLIT01
    • By TELLIT01 11th Apr 18, 5:41 PM
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    Apparently it was to confirm some dates.
    Originally posted by fluke13
    It's very easy for us to tell people not to panic when they have missed a phone call, but at least this instance shows that we are often correct in that advice.
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