Pip assessments and texts

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Hi ,I've read so many comments over past week n now I'm

Exremely worried,,, WHY ?

July26th got review form

July 31st returned form

August 18th text from DWP we will be in touch

Sept 1st F2F assess Peter from Atoms

Sept 11th face 2 face assessment

Sept 13th Text from DWP we have all into needed to make desicion

Sept 26th letter from DWP we have all into needed to make a desicion

Sorry its taken longer than expected,we will be in touch when

a desicion has been made

October 4th today still not heard

For those who got text you've been lucky

All these texts have done nothing for me ,just made

me worry more

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    I don't think you have a problem, I had assessment 13th and I'm like you had text to say have all they need but heard nothing since, it can take up to 8 weeks so don't worry.

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      Hi you do though,, last time it took 2 weeks from ass to getting award,

      with all these people say ing they got a yes by text is unsettling

      pip ishalf my income ESA support group makes. My income up to

      600a mth so I am worried x

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      Hi jayne

      I had same as you texts and letters got my assessment reports but it took 8 weeks for a decision for me and I had to ring up to find out or it would have been 9.

      good luck

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      In my case with the loss of my DLA and too old to claim PIP our household income went down by the equivalent of £300 a week!!

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      Well les that's a household income of £1200 every 4 weeks

      My income is £600 a mth + £100 a mth my husband gets from

      DLA he's 64 doesnt get pension yet n I am 57 n not getting

      Pension and in the support group for ESA,, £700 a mth is equal

      To £175 a week to eat, pay bills get to therapy not a lot really,,

      Some people on the dole get more like I've said it causes exessive

      Worry,, Not Knowing

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      Yes it's the bottom line that matters. Our net income (2xState Pensions) and a few odds and ends now leaves us with a minus figure!! The £300 loss amounted to approx 60% of our income that was. We are left with approx £800 every 4 weeks. Out of that the mortgage is £261 every 4 weeks and Council Tax of £115 every 4 weeks. What is left over doesn't cover all of the bills or food.

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