Yes, I got the denial letter dated 19th April, these people really are jokers. Just how many times must I go to Tribunal to get ESA, 3 or 4 times so far, and won each time. The pattern is, get seen by a nurse, fail the medical. Get seen by a doctor, pass the medical.
I still have over 2 grand in the bank from the last win so I won't be short of cash, on the plus side, I can stop paying council tax. I have just installed MS Word on my PC, so let battle commence.
I must supply medical certs during the appeal. I am sure my GP thinks she is claiming ESA herself with the amount of letters and certs she has written for me in the past.
I notice a couple of changes to the options since I last appealed,
1) I can ask for an explanation.
2) Ask for a written statement of reasons.
3) Ask them to look at the decision again.
4) Appeal against the decision.
Now I am no genius but even I can see the first 2 options are totally and utterly useless, Asking them to explain themselves? I already know they are dirt bags. Statement of reasons? we know there is no rhyme or reason for these decisions, other than to put people off claiming ESA.
That leaves 3 and 4, so I will ask them to reconsider, if not, send me to Tribunal again, and I will include my copies of the previous legal rulings made in my favour.
My health has not improved so they must go by the previous rulings by law, at least I think that's how the law works.
Have a nice day everyone, don't feel bad if this happens to you, send off a GL24 to the address on the letter they sent you, or you can use a plain sheet of paper. that's nice isn't it, trying to save a tree or two now.
Remember to keep fighting, never give in, unless of course if you happen to die, then your claim is void. The headstone may read, Applied for ESA, still waiting for appeal date, see headstone for proof of illness.