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Turnaround time for Pension Credit claims

 

Dan Manville
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Mental health, Wolverhampton CC Welfare Rights

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Morning.

I rarely need to deal with older adults so need to ask… what’s the curretn turnaround time for a Pension Credit claim.

TIA

     
csmk
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Macmillan Benefits Advice Service/Citizens Advice Dudley Borough

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Should be 6-8 weeks I think. Still waiting for a few clients’ claims from end of Oct/start of Nov. Might depend on the Pension Service office maybe?

     
Mick Quinn
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Welfare Rights Officer,Northumbria Healthcare NHS Foundation

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Just checked with our FABO’s, 12 weeks or more now the norm for new claims.