Remaining politically neutral during General Election 2024

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Direct payment and carers allowance

cdp Community member Posts: 1 Listener
Does  the amount of direct payment I get effect carers allowance I get  as in what you can earn .


  • poppy123456
    poppy123456 Community member Posts: 56,312 Disability Gamechanger
    Is the direct payment to pay for extra support that you receive? If so then this will not affect any of your benefits. If it's your earnings then yes the earnings limit will apply.
    I would appreciate it if members wouldn't tag me please. I have all notifcations turned off and wouldn't want a member thinking i'm being rude by not replying.
    If i see a question that i know the answer to i will try my best to help.
  • Cher_Alumni
    Cher_Alumni Scope alumni Posts: 5,740 Disability Gamechanger
    Hello @cdp and a warm welcome to our online community, how are you doing?

    I can see Poppy is kindly helping with your question, so please do give any extra information to help better advise you.

    Also, just to make you aware, I've moved your thread to our Benefits and financial support category to help others find your query more easily.

    Wishing you well.
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