Benefits warning: PIP to be replaced by new payment this month – weeks left to claim

Benefits warning: PIP to be replaced by new payment this month – weeks left to claim

“I would encourage anyone in Scotland who could be eligible to please check and apply. We want people to get support that they’re entitled to, because social security is a shared investment to help build a fairer and better society together.”

The MSP also shared how the application process will work for this PIP replacement being provided by the Scottish Government.

He added: “When people apply for our disability benefits, we are focused on making the right decisions first to reduce the need for people to go through a redetermination or appeal.

“When Social Security Scotland is making a decision it will only need one formal piece of supporting information from a professional, such as a social care assessment, medical report or prescription list, and if required we will obtain that information for people.”

Published at Fri, 05 Aug 2022 15:29:00 +0000