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    query about the observation of you pre PIP face-to-face interview.

    hi everyone- not posted in a long while! Has anyone found the security guard at the PIP centre being responsible for observing you prior to entering assessor's room? We realised the chap was watching me non-stop while sat waiting to go in- followed us to assessment room, then followed us back to reception and kept observing me until I left the building (when of course the cctv cameras take over!) I know they have to make observations but this was something new - I've had DLA and ESA assessments at different place and never experienced this?

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    doubt that very much lol

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    This is quite interesting because I was having this conversation with my dad yesterday, I'm due to go for my esa reassessment this week, and have been to this assessment place everytime, and my dad made a comment about the only decent person there is the security guard who takes you in the lift, and I said I don't even trust him, because I bet he's watching and listening to everything, so he can run along and tell them after you've gone.

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    well when we walked both to and from the actual room, the assessor walked in front and the security guard walked behind us- but he was observing me the whole time I was sat in reception and was even the one who greeted me by name! This was my first PIP as I'm transferring from DLA but had ESA and the old Incapacity assessments and never experienced this before- it is a new centre so maybe it's a "PIP thing?"

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