PIP – living in the wrong area can halve your chances of an award

Extract from Benefits and Work, 22 September 2015

An important factor in whether you get an award of personal independence payment
appears to be the area in which you live, Benefits and Work can reveal.
Claimants in some postcode areas are more than twice as likely to get an award
as claimants in others.

Low award rates

Figures released last week by the DWP show that the success rate for normal
rules – not terminally ill – claimants, varies from 27% to 62%, depending on
which parliamentary constituency you live in.

At one extreme there are constituencies where the award rate is under 40%…

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