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Hull MP tells Commons about Constituent’s seven month benefit wait

Hull North MP Diana Johnson today told MPs about the hardship suffered by a constituent who waited seven months for his Personal Independence Payment (PIP) application to be processed.


Officially, PIP applications are meant to be processed in a maximum of 74 days.


Diana Johnson MP told the Commons: “My constituent Simon Brown waited seven months for his PIP application to be processed. This delay meant he was also unable to apply for other help – such as the additional Housing Benefit that a PIP award allows.

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