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Posted by sweetpetal (U14379749) on Sunday, 23rd January 2011
Does anyone else feel uneasy about the new work capability test on the benefit and works site? If you look at question 6 and 7 the onus is on reading information, there is nothing on actually being Deaf! Although this is not in force yet, I have no doubt that the actual form for PIPS and ESA will be similar. By the looks of it if you have no problem reading, then, it will be difficult to claim either benefit.
Posted by AndyfromCornwall (U14342750) on Sunday, 23rd January 2011
Sections 6 and 7 apply. "Convey" means speaking AND understanding.
Say you get into a taxi at night. The driver is completely unlit and has a foreign accent.
What are you going to do?
Posted by stueyyy (U8300187) on Sunday, 23rd January 2011
Sensory is sight, HEARING, smell, touch, taste and spatial awareness, is no longer normal.
Posted by ilovepink (U14315242) on Sunday, 23rd January 2011
So does that mean Deaf or HOH people will get the new PIPs then
Posted by stueyyy (U8300187) on Monday, 24th January 2011
I wouldnt say it was 100% nothing in life is, but its 15 points, in fact there is 2 x15 points.. As Andy pointed out
I dont know what the new point system is, if its same as old one, then its yes, but if changed, We dont know!
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