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Tens of thousands of DLA to PIP lower rate mobility claimants could lose due to new decision

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Created: Tuesday, 28 July 2015 20:54
Two upper tribunal judges have come to exactly opposite conclusions about the law relating to the PIP mobility component activity ‘Planning and following journeys’, leaving the DWP and claimants to argue at first-tier tribunals over which decision the judge should follow. One of the two decisions could see tens of thousands of lower rate DLA mobility claimants, especially those with mental health conditions, lose their award when transferring to PIP.
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