New personal independence payment claims down by almost 40%
Posted 17 August 2020
DWP figures released in Personal Independence Payment: April 2013 to April 2020, the DWP says that the figures for March and April 2020 reflect the initial period of the COVID-19 outbreak. The figures showed that claims for Personal Independence Payment were at their lowest level since December 2013 and the numbers of new claims were at 58% of the level for the same time last year.
The Personal Independence Payment claims process and assessments are continuing. As it is not possible to backdate a claim for Personal Independence Payment claimants are potentially missing out on benefit by not claiming.
Community Law Service can advise on Personal Independence Payment (and any other benefits) and assistance with form filling is still available. If you think you may be eligible for Personal Independence Payment, do not delay, contact us for advice.
Further reopening of services Posted 29th June 2021 From 5th July 2021 we will be further reopening our services: Northampton Advice Centre in Hazelwood Road between 10am and 2pm on Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays Rushden Advice Centre on Wednesdays...
Offices to reopen to the public Posted 9th April 2021 From 12th April 2021 we will be reopening our Northampton Advice Centre in Hazelwood Road between 10am and 2pm on Tuesdays and Thursdays and on Wednesdays between 10am and 2pm at our Rushden Advice Centre ...