Remaining politically neutral during General Election 2024

Under guidance from the Electoral Commission and Charity Commission, it's important that Scope remains politically neutral during General Elections.

While we understand that this period will see many passionate discussions and do not want to discourage open discussion, we cannot allow discussions which are purely intended to influence voting.

As ever, please make sure that your comments remain respectful of other people's opinions and keep to our online community house rules.

Carer and work

lesamo Community member Posts: 27 Listener
If you are caring for someone for at least 35 hours, can you go out to work as it is difficult to meet the bills. Need to take on extra work. What is the maximum you can earn without effecting your carers allowance.


  • bg844
    bg844 Community member Posts: 3,887 Disability Gamechanger
    £132 a week for Carer’s Allowance, no limit for Carer’s Element via UC (although earnings will still reduce entitlement accordingly).
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