Hi everyone I ain't been on here in a while some of you may remember that I posted that my wife had her dla stopped with no medical evidence, because some people decided to report her for benifit fraud because she got involved with horse riding through RDA (riding for disabled) we have made numerous appeals against the decision & were in court today for another appeal but it became apparent from the off that the panel (supposably independent not so) had made their minds up before we got to the hearing they were not interested in any evidence we presented. They basically took no notice of the medical evidence & witness statements we produced. They are using a lower levels that they've brought in for PIPS to judge mobility awards 3yrs ago & have now told her she has to pay back the monies she has been paid over the last 3yrs. My wife is now beside herself with worry as to what is going to happen to her & how she is supposed to pay it back as we are living on next to nothing at the moment !
I am letting you know this as we were unable to have soliciter go with us, as legal aid has been withdrawn for non ciminal case's unless I'm sad to say you are an imagrant, or of course unless you pay privately where is the justice in that especially as DWP are allowed to have legal represensation, We like to know if anyone has any ideas how to get legal reprisentation or any reprisentation for that matter !!!