February 2014 PIP Moves Slowly

Personal independence payment (PIP) has this week rolled out to existing claimants in the following five areas - Carlisle;Darlington;Harrogate;Lancaster and York.

They will be 'invited' to claim PIP if -
The Department receives information about a change in their care or
mobility needs
Their fixed term award is due to expire or
The claimant turns 16
However, the DWP has made it clear that -
'The majority of existing DLA claimants won’t be re-assessed until 2015 or later

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