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I wish I had not got Pip award

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MHXU

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Money does not make me Happy it doesent solve the problems Ive got at the moment ,My Care coordinator sugested I could qualify for PiP ,I only went to an advocate because it was a morning out with my care coordinator ,In the current benifit climate I thought I would not qualify ,But they contaced my C coordinator and I been awarded alot ,I do not no what the award is because I just filed the letter in my junk file pile box ,Earlier in the year I got a back payment of esa because they made a mistake when the changed from inacap benefit to esa ,Now I have more money than I Know what to do with ,Ive given loads to charity "Will I get in trouble if they check my bank statements and see this" , I know the are people who would love this, but I was fairly happy even satistfied more scraping by and a little grifting ,I know by past experience they audit people on higher benefits more often , ?????
 
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ramboghettouk

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i think i'd have real problems living so called independently in london without the pip, i admit all benefits for the poor carry stigma and remember that labour benefit minister saying he'd stigmatise all those on benefits
 
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I dont know what it is or what is it for?
 
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ramboghettouk

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last i heard it was for extra costs of disability i'd argue with my social anxiety etc i have extra costs as i can't use public transport when stressed up or buy or even cook cheap food from the supermarket, i'd also say anyone would struggle long term on the basic benefits

but your welcome give the money to charity, what charity and is it really so deserving

still remember the guy i called superdad with 7 kids, permenently in the pub courtesy of the child benefit and the save the children van coming round to his house
 
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Yes indigo6
I dont know what it is or what is it for?
Yes and that is the thing I'm modest ,Why carn't the goverment give me some sought of service instead of dosh ,Like a week in some Retreat like respite care ,or counselling depending on amount awarded ,Cash is so Crude does that sound Posh or Poor <<?????
 
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as a matter of curiosity do either of you live alone without support, i don't know about counselling remember mind, this counciller one of my friends said when he wanted to record the session he's a student, i said to him this is doing you more good than it's doing me he said you and all your friends are losers

i think there are personalised payments money to pay for specific care

and if you don't need the money you could easily spend it on respite care or counselling
 
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" Yes and that is the thing I'm modest ,Why carn't the goverment give me some sought of service instead of dosh ,Like a week in some Retreat like respite care ,or counselling depending on amount awarded ,Cash is so Crude does that sound Posh or Poor <<????? "

can you afford a week in respite care MHXU ?
 
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i wonder sometimes when i hear people saying they'be got a lot of money on benefits, are they tory activists trying to draw attention away from the partys policy of decimating the welfare state. i know i'm paranoid but some of what goes on on the internet
 
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You have more money than you know what to do with? You have so much from benefits you are giving it away? Maybe you need to tell your carer to help you cancel the benefits. Or one of them. Benefits aren’t designed to be given away to charity. If you don’t need it don’t claim it. Sounds like you claimed it for fun. Not wanting to attack for this but you did say you went along basically because you just wanted something to do. I am personally struggling mentally following cancer and can not get a single penny in help. My family is suffering yet we have someone giving it away cos they have too much?
 
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Dont give loads to charity the money will sit in a bank account for 3 years to accumalte apr then it will be used if that or funneled into something else

Dont feel guilty for being on Pip it is different if you dont want to ever work then i can see a issue but you will only be on it for a while if you want to eventually get back to work. I had the same feelings i just didnt want to use the money i felt like scum and undeserving it is the wrong way to look at it you are entitled but that doesnt mean you shouldn't look to improve your situation which i assume you are. Everyone needs help take it use it to make life easier save some for the holidays,take a daytrip, use a cab instead of getting a bus do anything with it is your money but seriously dont donate it to charity but thats me wanting you to have it because you ARE worth it x
 
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PIP is intended to pay for the help we need
as a disabled person
so you must have needed some help
otherwise they would not have given it to you
 
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ramboghettouk

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plenty of people deny they're ill and say they don't need help.lack of insight, i know as i've said i was told i was stabilised on meds and as long as i took them the same as the next guy' it's when i started to live independently i realised it was a load of bullshit and i needed the money
 
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If its offered take it! Benefits are awarded to those in need. Find a support service and use the PIP money for this. You can always bank it. I know someone with £8K in the bank who claims benefits. He can't spend it all so he saves it just in case.
 
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ramboghettouk

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well i've got money in the bank up to 8k is i think ok but every 250 above they take 1 pound a week off means tested benefits like esa
 
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If you are giving money away and think you're rich it could be a sign that you are becoming very ill, especially when awarded points for budgeting under PIP! PIP is a very hard benefit to qualify for and those that get it do deserve every penny for themselves, so don't give it away that's for your disability needs and clearly you have them.
 
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