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Old Aug 8th, 2015, 16:13   #1
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Hi,
As anyone that receives Disability Living Allowance may know that Department for Work and Pensions are now changing Disability Living Allowance (DLA) to (PIP) Personal Independence Payment. I have already been asked to start the process, so hopefully if I change over ok, and I am accepted for this PIP, I will make a write up about the procedures to help others out. It does not matter if you are on DLA Indefinitely or for a fixed period of time, Everybody that has DLA will need to change over.

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The proccess is easy Stuart, my wife went through it earlier this year and was sorted out very quickly (by DWP standards !)
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My wife went through this earlier this year and went smoothly.
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Not everyone has to convert. If you are over 65 and receiving DLA indefinately, you stay on DLA.
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Not everyone has to convert. If you are over 65 and receiving DLA indefinately, you stay on DLA.
Only if you were 65 or over before 8 April 2013, wife changed because her circumstances had got much worse.
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