220k end-users still waiting to receive PIP payments six months after High Court ruling

220k end-users still waiting to receive PIP payments six months after High Court ruling

An estimated 220,000 people are still owed PIP payments from November 2016 and will have to wait several more weeks before they receive money to help them live independently.

The claimants are still waiting six months after the Department for Work and Pension’s policy against them was ruled to be “discriminatory” by the High Court.

The ruling saw the government promise to review all 1.6m PIP cases to identify the people who have been underpaid the mobility component of the payment. The back payments were estimated to cost around £3.7bn.

 

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