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Personal Independence Payment: Coronavirus

Question for Department for Work and Pensions

UIN 123727, tabled on 1 December 2020

To ask the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, what assessment she has of the number of cases who have not been notified of automatic extensions of their PIP awards due to covid-19, where those awards were first instated at First Tier Tribunal.

Answered on

7 December 2020

The Department has been automatically applying extension of awards of Personal Independence Payment (PIP) for all decisions in scope of the Covid-19 easements including those decisions first instated at First Tier Tribunals. All customers receiving an extension will be notified of their new award end date early 2021, the planned completion date for all extension activity.