PIP win — on need for supervision



Claimants in Kirklees, West Yorkshire, including one with epilepsy, have won a PIP tribunal legal case against being scored too few points for “managing therapy or monitoring a health condition”.

Benefits minister Esther McVey had to concede the DWP is in the wrong and will again have to review PIP claims where people have been wrongly denied, as with the mental distress mobility discrimination.

It’s another case where the government made changes without consultation — one reason why the judge in the PIP mobility legal challenge quashed regulations which limited how many points people with mental distress could be scored for mobility needs.

More info about the PIP points for monitoring a health condition here.

Read the case report here or below by Garden Court Chambers North:

Secretary of State for Work and Pensions acknowledges getting law wrong again on meaning of PIP descriptors – will have to conduct…

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