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FREE BUS PASS AND PIP, exemption from work

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doogie

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Hi. I would like to know the process you went through to be made exempt from employment please. My pshychiatrist has said he will get me a bus pass and make me exempt from work. Nothing is moving fwds and I would like to have a clue so he is not just fucking with me constantly. Does any one have advice on how to get a bus pass??? I hope to get a bus pass but I don't know how to go about it. The readily available forms only say about blind, deaf, without arms, learning difficulty, etc.....no option for mental healthy condition.
 
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LORD BURT

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ESA is a sickness benefit for those who cannot work. Soon to be replaced by Universal Credit.

Once you have your benefits you can apply for a free bus pass.
 
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ESA is a sickness benefit for those who cannot work. Soon to be replaced by Universal Credit.

Once you have your benefits you can apply for a free bus pass.
do you know when thats going to happen ?
 
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indigo6

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Seriously..free bus pass?
 
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Good man. Definitely worth working if you are able to.
got some goodish news they think i should leave hospital its just getting the right team of people together so i should be moved out in 3 months living on my own
 
NWiddi

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Seriously..free bus pass?
Yes, seriously! :)

I'm on ESA and have had my free bus pass for three years now, can't say what the form is called as one of my support workers did everything for me, we went to the local council office and got everything done there. All I had to do was mail it.

If you go to your local council office @doogie then they should be able to give you the form and maybe help you fill it in, that's if you can't find it online.

This may be a place to start Apply for a disabled person's bus pass
 
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indigo6

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Omg Im kinda annoyed Ive never been told this in 2 yrs. The bus costs a fortune :sorry:
Thank you lots for this glad Ive asked.
 
sadpunchingbag

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Yes, seriously! :)

I'm on ESA and have had my free bus pass for three years now, can't say what the form is called as one of my support workers did everything for me, we went to the local council office and got everything done there. All I had to do was mail it.

If you go to your local council office @doogie then they should be able to give you the form and maybe help you fill it in, that's if you can't find it online.

This may be a place to start Apply for a disabled person's bus pass
thanks dude this helps me also i will easily save over £200 a year on travel
 
NWiddi

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I forgot to mention mine (orange pass) works on trains too :)

One year with my mental health walking group we went to various towns and cities via train doing Christmas shopping.
 
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indigo6

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Oh now Im mad! why wasnt I told by DWP staff? or is that a dumb question.
 
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